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Kidnap: School teacher, husband in police custody over fake abduction

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Niger State Police Command has paraded Sadiya Ibrahim Umar Mohammed, a faculty trainer kidnapped final week Thursday alongside together with her husband, Mohammed Mohammed over alleged self kidnap in Minna.

DAILY POST had reported that the supposed sufferer was kidnapped eight days in the past by 12 midday at Maitunbi on her method residence from work and the next day, the purported kidnappers referred to as her household demanding a ransom of N5m.

It was, nevertheless, gathered, that the sum of N1m was finally paid to safe her freedom on Wednesday.

Parading the suspects earlier than newsmen in Minna, the Public Relations Officer, DSP Wasiu Abiodun stated the Police Operatives hooked up to SCID Minna arrested two suspects; a husband and spouse, specifically; Mohammed Mohammed aged, 39yrs and Sadiya Ibrahim Umar Mohammed, age 31yrs each of Limawa space of Minna.

“On 15/07/2021 at about 1200hrs, the stated Sadiya was reported to have been kidnapped by unknown individual(s) having boarded a tricycle at Problem junction Maitumbi going to Previous Airport street Minna after closing from work at Umar Bn Khattab Worldwide Faculty Maitumbi.”

Abiodun defined {that a} day after her abduction, the daddy was contacted by an unknown caller demanding N5 million ransom which was later lowered to N1 million.

In accordance with him, the ramson was dropped at a location in Rafin-ashi, Minna for the nameless caller, who picked it.

The police picture maker revealed that the identical day(Wednesday) Mrs. Sadiya returned residence, she was invited by the command for investigations and there, she claimed that she faked her kidnap on the occasion of her husband.

“She was taken to Nugupi village through Paiko the place she was stored by her husband at his good friend’s place.”

The husband, Abiodun additional confessed to have collected the spouse’s cellphone and handed it over to 1 Abdullahi, his good friend who negotiated and picked up the ransom on his behalf.

” The case is beneath investigation whereas effort is ongoing to arrest the stated Abdullahi. Suspects might be arraigned in courtroom as quickly as investigation is concluded.”

He then suggested members of the general public to be calm and never panic at each reported case of crime particularly kidnapping, as a number of the alleged crimes particularly kidnapping are faked and completed with the connivance of relations or shut associates for financial positive aspects.

“That is the third of its type in current instances the place such crimes are faked. Nonetheless, the Police will at all times be on high of each state of affairs to ensure the safety of lives and properties of Nigerlites.”

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