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19-yr-old boy, two others arrested for allegedly abd¥cting his 6yrs old cousin and demanding N2m ransom in Kastina – Instablog9ja

The Katsina State Police Command has arrested a 19-year-old boy, Abdulrazak Ibrahim, for allegedly masterminding the abd¥ction of his six-year-old cousin in Bachirawa quarters, Kano State.

The suspect was arrested alongside his accomplices, Aliyu Salisu, aka Chilo of Sabuwa Unguwa quarters and Mohammed Ibrahim, aka Zalamo of Gidan Dawa quarters, both 19.

They were arrested on Tuesday, January 10, 2023, around 5 pm following credible intelligence.

The Command’s spokesperson, Isah Gambo, in a statement on Wednesday, said: “Nemesis caught up with the syndicate when they [email protected] their victim, Fatima Abubakar, age 6, of Bachirawa quarters, Kano state, on January 6, 2023, at about 1100 hrs and whisked her to Katsina state, where they demanded N2million ransom.

Upon receipt of the information, immediately detectives swung into action. One suspect, Aliyu Salisu, alias “Chilo” was caught red-handed in the process of receiving the ransom.

However, during the course of the investigation, the other members of the syndicate were also arrested, and the victim was rescued unharmed.”