Police Arrest Suspected Kidnappers In Kano

Police Arrest Suspected Kidnappers In Kano

By Ibrahim Ismail, Kano 

Kano state police command has arrested suspected notorious kidnappers in Kano metropolis.

A resident of Kwanar Ganduje, Sharada Phase II Quarters,  Kano, reported to the police that he was contacted and threatened on the telephone to pay the sum of two million naira, otherwise, himself or any member of his family would be kidnapped.

That, sometimes in the month of August 2021, he was contacted with the same phone number and was threatened to be kidnap, where he gave the sum of one million naira. 

According to the police, upon receipt of the complaint, the Kano state Commissioner CP Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko, raised and instructed a team of detectives led by SP Shehu Dahiru to trace and arrest the culprit.  The team swiftly swung into action.

“Following credible intelligence and sustained follow-up, we traced and arrested the suspects; one Salihu Usman, 24 years old, of Anguwan Rogo, Jos, Plateau State, and Mubarak Aliyu, eighteen years old, of Duwala area, Jos, Plateau State and that of Sahibul Husna Auwal,  seventeen years, of Kwanar Ganduje Sharada Quarters, Kano.

“On preliminary investigation, the suspects confessed to have conspired and sent threat text messages to the complainant demanding the sum of two million naira, they also confessed to have previously collected the sum of one million naira from him”.

Suspects will be charged to court upon completion of investigation.


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