The Kano state Police command has arrested an 18 years-old lady, alongside two others who partake in the kidnapped of 4-year –old child last Tuesday in Tudun Wada Local Government Area.
The kidnappers demanded a ransom of 3 Million Naira and threatened to kill the innocent child if they refuse to adhere to their demand.
This is just as the kidnappers said they wanted to use the ransom demanded to establish a poultry farm.
The suspected female kidnapper, Fauziyya Bala, 18 years-old resident of Tudun Wada town, in Tudun Wada local government connived with two others and kidnapped 4 year-old Umar Aminu Ibrahim.
The state Commissioner of Police, Ibrahim Idris, noted that the kidnap victim was under the care of his grandmother, when he was taken captive by Fauziyya and the duo that assisted her to hatch and carry out the criminal act.
His words; “On the 14th of April, 2015, Bello Wada criminally conspired With Aliu Tasiu and Fauziyya Bala to kidnap Umar Aminu Ibrahim of Tudun Wada town.
“Aliyu Tasiu, who is the second suspect, is a brother to the grandmother of the kidnapped child.
He blocked the view of the child’s grandmother, while the child was being taken away by Bello Wada, who handed over their victim to Fauziyya Bala, who conveyed their victim to Tarauni LG.”
Mr. Idris disclosed that their victim was whisked away and hidden at a location in Tarauni local government area in Kano metropolis.
According to him, the trio put a call through to the grandmother of their 4 year-old victim demanding for N3 million as ransome.
He said, the three man gang threatened to kill their victim, if the grandmother fails to pay the 3 million demanded.
“The case was reported at Tudun Wada division, the two male suspects were part of those who accompanied the grandmother to the station to report the matter.
“The police promptly started investigation and successfully arrested the suspects and rescued the victim without any harm or injury,” Idris said.
The trio, who were paraded at the Kano Bompai state headquarters of the police force, told newsmen that the allegations slammed against them by the police were true.
Aliyu Tasiu, 25 years-old, sibling of the grandmother of the victim admitted that they conspired and kidnapped their victim.
“Everything the police have said is true, I did it because I knew for sure that the parents and grandmother of the boy we kidnapped can afford to pay us the N 3million we requested, I am aware and sure the money is available,” Tasiu stated.
The NATION gathered that, the matter has been referred to SCID for detail investigation and prosecution.