Police nab three kidnappers, rescue four-year-old boy in Kano
Kano State Police Command has arrested three suspected kidnappers of a four-year-old boy.
According to a press statement issued by the Command’s Spokesman, SP Musa Magaji Majiya, the Command started the search for the missing boy on Friday immediately it received the report.
Police said the kidnappers of the four-year-old boy demanded a ransom of N100,000.
The police statement said, one Mustapha Muhd of Goron Dutse Qtrs, Kano, reported to the Command that his four-year-old son, Al-Amin Mustapha, suddenly disappeared.
Majiya said, an unknown person, subsequently contacted the father of the kidnapped boy on his mobile telephone with the number 08069777966, and demanded a ransom of N100,000 before the boy could be released.
”Immediately the report was received, detectives from Anti-Kidnapping Squad under the able leadership of CSP Babagana Saje were mandated by the State Commissioner of Police, Rabiu Yusuf, to not only investigate but to rescue the victim and arrest the perpetrators.”
Following the directive by the CP, an investigation commenced which led to the rescue of the victim unhurt, with no ransom paid.
The three suspects arrested in connection with the crime, according to the press statement are Idris Ibrahim, 19, of Goron Dutse Quarters, Khalid Abdul Rahman, 24, of U/Dabai Quarters and Ahmad Ibrahim Usman, 20, of Aisami Quarters, Kano.
Majiya disclosed that the lead suspect, Idris Ibrahim, confessed to having masterminded the operation and named his accomplices, who helped him to carry out the operation.