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  • Updated: May 26, 2024

Kidnappers arrested by police in Jigawa

Kidnappers arrested by police in Jigawa

The Jigawa State Police apprehended two individuals for reportedly threatening to kidnap a businessman and his family.

DSP Lawan Shiisu Adam, a police spokesman, confirmed the arrest in a statement to the Daily Post.

According to the statement “one Dauda Adamu ‘m’ 52yrs of Zadau village B/Kudu LGA reported at B/Kudu Division that unknown persons called him on the phone and threatened him to give them money or else the risk of being kidnapped together with his family”.

He stated that after getting the complaint, police officers from the B/Kudu Division jumped into action.

DSP. Shiisu stated that on a tip-off, Ahmed Audu of Basirka town, Gwaram LGA, and Adebayo Abayomi of Ogigi village, Ijumu LGA, Kogi State, were arrested and brought to the Station for investigation.

During interrogation, the suspects admitted to committing the act, and the SIM card used to phone the complainant was confiscated from them. The accused were sent to SCID Dutse for a discreet inquiry.

Meanwhile, Police in Jigawa State have arrested Abubakar Ibrahim, a 25-year-old man, for cheating his friend of one million nine hundred and forty-two thousand naira (N1,942,000) with the promise that he would send him United States dollars (USD) in exchange.

DSP. Lawan Shiisu Adam, the command's spokesman, confirmed the arrest in a statement. 

He said, “On 20/5/2024 at about 0800hrs, one Ibrahim Musa 20yrs of Shagari Quarters reported at Hadejia ‘A’ Division that, about one month ago, one Abubakar Umar, age 25yrs of Gandun Sarki quarters, defrauded him the sum of one million nine hundred and forty-two thousand naira (N1,942,000.00k) with the agreement that, he will give him United States Dollars (USD) as equivalent.”

He stated that upon receiving the complaint, detectives from the Hadejia 'A' Division jumped into action, arresting the suspect and immediately transferring him to SCID Dutse for an in-depth investigation.

DSP Shiisu shared, "During interrogation at SCID Dutse, the suspect confessed to the commission of the act. On interrogation at SCID Dutse, the suspect confessed to the commission of the offence.

“He further mentioned one Yahuza Mukthar of Kurna quarters Dala LGA, Kano State and Suleiman Yahaya as his accomplices, where they were equally arrested.

"When a search was conducted, thirty-two (32) pieces of counterfeited 100 USD, a piece of counterfeited one thousand naira note and clothes were recovered in their possession.

“All the suspects confessed to the commission of the offence allegedly against them and they will be taken to court.”

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