The Kano State police Command says it has arrested a mother for allegedly kidnapping her biological daughter for Ransom at Madobi Local government Area of the State.
The Commissioner of police in Kano, Mohammed Usaini Gumel disclosed this while parading the suspects at the police headquarters Bompai, Kano.
CP Mohammad Usaini Gumel who assumed office nine (9) days ago, said his leadership will not live no stone unturned in terms of enhancing security of lives and properties of the general populace.
” In our roadmap to achieve a peaceful Kano State, we commenced robust Community Policing engagements, incorporating intelligence-led and visibility policing and application of technology in tackling crimes, building synergy with sister security agencies, implementing Community Policing strategies with the stakeholders, identifying root causes of crimes especially use of illicit drugs, massive public enlightenment and
On 08/05/2023, a report was received from one Kabiru Shehu of Sharada Quarters, Kano Municipal LGA that his divorced wife, one Rahma Sulaiman , ‘f’ , 25 years old informed him that his daughter named Hafsat Kabiru, ‘f’, 6 years old was missing, and that unknown persons called her through her mobile phone demanding the sum of Three Million Naira (N3,000,000:00k) as ransom. In a follow-up investigation, the victim was rescued in Madobi LGA. The divorced wife was arrested and confessed to have planned, took her daughter to a hideout and demanded the ransom. Investigation is in progress.
meanwhile In Dala local government On 04/04/2023, a report was received from a resident of Kofar Ruwa Quarters, Dala LGA, Kano State that his son, one Almustapha Bashir, ‘m’, 6 years old was kidnapped and a ransom of Twenty Million Naira (N20,000,000:00) was demanded which they settled at Five Million, One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira (N5,150,000:00 In a follow-up of the investigation, the victim was rescued unhurt and the following suspects were arrested, (i) Zainab Rabi’u, ‘f’, 45 years old of Gwammaja Quarters, a masterminder and an aunt to the victim that organized and arranged the Kidnapping. (ii) Abdurrashid Sa’idu, ‘m’, 27 years (iii) Hassan Abdullahi, ‘m’, 24 years old and (iv) Ahmed Saleh, ‘m’, 25 years old, all of Sheka Quarters Kano.
All suspects confessed to the crime and will be charge to court upon completion of the investigation.
He said a gang of suspected Kidnappers were arrested in Rano local government Area and Arms , Ammunition were recovered.