Niger police nab 4 for kidnapping




The police in Niger have arrested four suspects for alleged kidnapping in Lapai and Kontagora local government areas of the state.

This was contained in a statement issued by the command Public Relation Officer, DSP Mohammed Abubakar, in Minna Wednesday.

Abubakar said on February 15, at about 16:00 hours, one Saidu Musa of Dangana village reported that on February 10 at about 23:00 hours hoodlums numbering about seven invaded his camp.

He said  the hoodlums kidnapped his mother, Zainab Musa, 60 years, to unknown destination and demanded N5 million ransom.

“On February 22, police detectives from the command’s anti kidnapping unit swung into action at Zuzungu Village, Katcha local government and arrested Aminu Usman, 32, Mandir Yusuf, 32, Halilu Ibrahim, 30, of Dangana, Lapai local government area.

He said during investigation the suspects confessed to have conspired with four others now at large and kidnapped the said victim. (NAN)

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