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Housewife arrested for kidnapping boy in Kano


Housewife arrested for kidnapping boy in Kano


The Kano State Police Command, on Thursday, paraded a 45-year-old housewife, Zainab Rab’u, alongside her five accomplices in masterminding the kidnapping of a six-year-old boy, Almustapha Bashir, and demanded N20 million ransom.

Briefing newsmen on the kidnap saga, the state Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Gumel, disclosed that she connived, with, Abdulrashid Sa’idu 27, Hassan Abdullahi 24, Ahmed Saleh 25 years old, all of Shekarau quarters, Kano to perpetrate the crime.

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According to the police boss, after negotiations, the kidnappers settled for the sum of N5, 150, 000:00, which was promptly paid for the release of the victim.

In a follow-up of the investigations, according to the CP, the victim was rescued unhurt, while the earlier listed suspects were arrested.

At the end of the investigations, The CP said all the suspects would be charged to court for discreet prosecution.

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Already, the suspects, on interrogation, admitted to planning and executing the kidnapping of the six-year-old boy.

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