Police arrest 2 for kidnapping in Niger

Police in Niger Sigh get pleasure from arrested 22-one year-susceptible Usman Sabiu and 18-one year-susceptible Nafiu Umar in Tafa Native Authorities Location of Niger Sigh for allegedly kidnapping and killing a 13-one year-susceptible recognized as Yasir Salisu.

 Parading the suspect the day outdated to this on the police headquarters in Minna, the Police Public Household Officer (PPRO) throughout the yelp, Wasiu Abiodun, mentioned the deceased was once killed by his abductors as a quilt-up after determining them to be his neighbours.

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 He mentioned the deceased was once reported missing on July 29.

 “All through a rigorous and painstaking interrogation, Usman Sabiu confessed to having conspired with Nafiu Umar and kidnapped the missing specific individual to the resident of Nafiu with the process of gathering N100,000 from the sufferer’s father.”

 Abiodun mentioned the suspects claimed that the sufferer may per likelihood per likelihood properly not type his father’s contact amount to question ransom and he recognized them; therefore, the sufferer was once strangled to dying.

 “All through the investigation, the suspects led police operatives to a river financial establishment in Hayin-Nasarawa the place the deceased was once buried in a shallow grave; then once more, the corpse was once exhumed and deposited at Umar Yar’adua Properly being facility morgue for put up-mortem.”

 The PPRO advisable of us and guardians to laptop display screen their ward’s circulation all through the group for safety.

 Equally, Abiodun mentioned definitely one in all many escapees throughout the midst of the Kuje Detention coronary heart break, John Ijamu, had been recaptured on Sunday in Minna.

 He mentioned the inmate was once arrested in his state of affairs in Minna and throughout the midst of interrogation; he confessed that he escaped from the custodial facility throughout the midst of the assault alongside with quite a few inmates whereas he escaped further to the Lapai dwelling the place he stayed in a mosque for roughly two weeks ahead of he arrived Minna on 28/07/2022.

 “He claimed that he was once arrested in Abuja in 2020 for the offence of felony conspiracy, armed theft and receiving stolen property and he was once remanded throughout the potential for the above talked about offence he dedicated,” Abiodun added.