Police arrest 20-year-old notorious kidnap kingpin in Katsina
The Katsina State Police Command has arrested a 20-year-old notorious kidnap kingpin, Aliyu Sani, a resident of Sabuwar-Unguwa quarters in Katsina metropolis.
This was disclosed to newsmen in Katsina by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Gambo Isah on Monday in Katsina.
He said that the suspect was apprehended on Wednesday, December 4th, in Katsina, following a tip-off.
According to him, “sometime in April, the suspect conspired with one Abdulrahman Danfillo, 25, of the same address, now at large, deceived and abducted one Abubakar Muhammad and Aliyu Ahmed, all of Sabuwar-Unguwa, Katsina.
“The suspects took their victims to bandits at Gora forest, Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State as kidnap victims.
“The father of Abubakar Muhammad was compelled to pay the sum of N150,000 as ransom before his release, while Aliyu Ahmed is able to escape from the den of kidnappers,” he said.
He said that investigation was ongoing to arrest other fleeing members of the syndicate.