Kidnapping: Katsina police command some fresh important arrests
The Katsina State Police Command said it has arrested three suspected kidnappers who have been terrorizing the state, Daily Trust reports.
The spokesman of the command SP Gambo Isah in a statement said on the December 2, 2018 at about 01:00hrs, the Command succeeded in arresting two person suspected to be members of a notorious armed robbery/kidnapping syndicate and recovered one new brand Toyota Hilux pick-up van, tinted, white in colour, unregistered, chassis number TEK 129807062038 suspected to be stolen.
The suspects are Isah Usaini, ‘m’, alias “FULANI”, aged 28yrs of Tashar Tsamiya village, Anchau LGA of Kaduna State and Sa’idu Sale, ‘m’, aged 19yrs, of Zungur-Kogi village, of Bauchi State
He said, a police patrol team on routine patrol along Dutsinma – Katsina road, intercepted the vehicle with the two suspects and they have since confessed to have robbed the said vehicle at gun point near Fatima House, Abuja.
Another suspect whose name wasn’t provided was on December 5, 2018 at about 18:30hrs, arrested when he and other members of his syndicate invaded the house of one Alh Nasiru Bala ‘m’ of Kamfanin Daudawa village, Faskari LGA of Katsina state with intent to kidnap him.
“Suspect confessed to have participated in several other similar kidnappings in Faskari LGA of Katsina state. Investigation is ongoing,” he said.