SANI Muhammad Sani
Kano State Police Command have arrested three suspected kidnappers, two notorious drug dealers with illicit drugs worth millions of Naira. Police Public Relation Officer PPRO to the State Command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa has disclosed Friday.
The three Suspected Kidnappers, Salihu Usman, Mubarak Aliyu age 24 and 18 years are residents of Anguwan Rogo and Duwala area of Jos, Plateau State the third suspect Sahibul Husna Auwal 27 years resides at Kwanar Ganduje in Kano State.
The trio contacted their victim (name withheld) through telephone calls threatening to kidnap him or any member of his family if the two million naira as ransom is not avail.
The arrest was subsequent to a report to the police by the victim, also a resident of Kwanar Ganduje, Sharada Phase II Quarters.
The victim was contacted again with the same telephone number threatened to be kidnap, where he gave the suspects the sum of One Million Naira.
Upon receipt of the complaint, the Kano State Commissioner of Police, CP Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko, raised and instructed a team of detectives to trace and arrest the culprit.
The suspects on preliminary investigation, confessed to have conspired and sent threatening text messages to the complainant demanding the sum of Two Million Naira.
They also confessed to have previously collected the sum of One Million Naira from the victim.
The command also recorded another feat by raiding a House located at Sabuwar Gandu Quarters, Kumbosto LGA, where two suspects, a 25 year old Musa Abdullahi and Imran Muhd age 27, of Dandire and Tirkawa Area of Sokoto State were arrested.
The two suspects were arrested in possession of 129 packets of Exol Tablets valued at N3.225 thousand Naira, 25 Empty packets of Diazapam Tablets, 8 Mobile Phones, 10 I’D Cards with different photographs, 1 Toshiba Laptop, 1 Sharp Horn, 1 suspected Army face mask, a Bunch of charms and the sim N67,935.00.
All suspects according to Kiyawa will be charged to court upon completion of investigation.