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Suspected bandit, kidnappers arrested in Katsina



The Katsina State Police Command on Friday, paraded a pupil of one of many tertiary establishments within the state for allegedly kidnapping his 5-year-old cousin and demanding for a N5million naira ransom.

The spokesman for Katsina Police Command, SP Gambo Isah whereas parading the suspects earlier than pressmen on Friday,, mentioned the sufferer’s father declined to pay the demanded ransom for his son to be launched by the bandits.

Nevertheless, in the midst of investigation, the police had been capable of monitor the suspect who confessed to have indulged within the act together with a good friend.

Equally, the Police picture maker, paraded one Isiyaku Haruna 21, a suspected bandit, who confessed to have killed two individuals throughout an assault on Dayi village in Malumfashi LGA of Katsina State.
The suspect nevertheless mentioned he can’t recall the names of the 2 victims he killed through the raid on the group.


The suspect additionally claimed that he used to work with telecommunications service suppliers, earlier than he was launched to banditry 3 years in the past.

Additionally arrested for banditry associated offence was one Sadiq Abubakar 18, who typically in August, 2021, referred to as the duo of Haruna,, and Abdulmalik Muhammad, each residents of Kofar Guga quarters, Katsina, at totally different intervals, threatening them to pay a sure amount of cash by means of an account quantity he availed them or face the danger of being kidnapped.

In the midst of investigation, the suspect was trailed and arrested

SP Gambo mentioned all of the suspects shall be charged to court docket to reply for his or her crimes in the end.

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