Kano - The Police command in Kano on
Thursday said it had arrested three persons, including a lady, who
allegedly kidnapped a four-year-old boy in Tudun Wada Local Government
Area, Kano State.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, ASP Magaji
Majiya, disclosed this while briefing newsmen in Kano.
He said the suspects, who kinapped the boy at the residence
of his father in Tudun Wada town on April 14, were apprehended at Tarauni
Quarters, Kano metropolis.
He said one of the suspects, Aliyu Tasi’u, was a younger
brother to the grandmother of the victim.
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"Tasi’u, a family member, have access to the house of the
grandmother, where the boy was abducted.''
"Bello Wada took the boy and handed him over to one of the
suspects, Fauziyya Bala, who whisked him to their den at Tarauni Quarters,’’ he
Majiya also said that the suspects later called the
grandmother of the victim through her GSM line and demanded a ransom of N3
million or have the child killed
He said the case was later reported at Tudun Wada Police
Division in company of two of the suspects, who sympathized with the family.
He said following the report, the police promptly commenced
investigation and successfully arrested the suspects, in addition to rescuing
the boy unhurt.