Police arrest wanted kidnap kingpin, others in Katsina state


The Katsina State Police Command has arrested a 20-year-old notorious kidnap kingpin, Aliyu Sani of Sabuwar-Unguwa quarters, Katsina.

The Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Gambo Isah made the disclosure to newsmen at a news briefing on Monday in Katsina.

He said that the suspect was apprehended on Wednesday, Dec.4, in Katsina, following a tip-off.

“Sometime in April, the suspect conspired with one Abdulrahman Danfillo, 25, of the same address, now at large, deceived and abducted one Abubakar Muhammad and Aliyu Ahmed, all of Sabuwar-Unguwa, Katsina.

“The suspects took their victims to bandits at Gora forest, Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State as kidnap victims.

“The father of Abubakar Muhammad was compelled to pay the sum of N150,000 as ransom before his release, while Aliyu Ahmed is able to escape from the den of kidnappers,” he said.

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He said that investigation was ongoing to arrest…



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