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General News of Wednesday, 29 September 2021


Kano: Police arrest suspected kidnapper

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The Kano State Police have arrested a suspected kidnapper in Soro Daya village, Kano State.

In a statement issued by the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, a complaint was lodged on September 1, 2021, by a resident of Danzabuwa village in Bichi LGA of the state that he was threatened to pay N1 million otherwise he or any of his children would be kidnapped.

“Upon receipt of the complaint, the Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, Sama’ila 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, the team traced and arrested the suspect, Tukur Ahmad, 28, who is from Soro Daya village, Tsanyawa LGA of the state at Panda village, Keffi LGA, Nassarawa State, on September 25, twenty-four days after the report,” Kiyawa said.

According to him, the suspect revealed that he is a relative of the complainant, and confessed that he contacted the complainant, adding that the suspect would soon be charged to court.

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