Kano State Police Command has arrested two suspected kidnappers, Abdullahi Mukhtar and Ashiru Yakubu and rescued the victim, a three and half year old boy.
Spokesperson of the command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, who disclosed this in a statement on Saturday, September 18, said one of the suspects, Mukhtar, 20, confessed that the victim is his relative.
Kiyawa said police team while working on a tip-off, raided an uncompleted building located at Ja’in Quarters, Kano where the victim was held hostage.
“On the 24/08/2021 at about 1600hrs, a complaint was lodged by a resident of Ja’in Quarters, Kumbotso LGA, Kano State, that his son, Mohammed Aminu, ‘m’, 3½ years old was kidnapped and a ransom of Ten Million Naira (N10,000,000.00) was demanded,” he stated. “
“Upon receipt of the complaint, the Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, CP Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko, fsi raised and instructed a team of detectives led by SP Shehu Dahiru, to rescue the victim and…
Source: Linda Ikeji