Housewife arrested for kidnapping boy in Kano
The police in Kano state has arrested a 45-year-old housewife, Zainab Rab’u, and five others over the abduction of a six-year-old boy, Almustapha Bashir, and demanded N20 million ransom from his family.
Parading the suspects before newsmen on Thursday, May 11, the state Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Gumel, said the housewife connived, with, Abdulrashid Sa’idu 27, Hassan Abdullahi 24, and Ahmed Saleh 25 years old, all of Shekarau quarters, Kano to perpetrate the crime. The police boss said after the abduction, the housewife and her accomplice called the family of their victim and demanded the sum of N5, 150, 000:00 as ransom which was promptly paid.
Gumel said the victim was released unhurt and that police investigation led to the arrest of the suspects. He added that the suspects would be charged to court for discreet prosecution.