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Police Rescue 4 Year Old Boy from Kidnappers in Kano

Moremi Elekwachi




The Police command in Kano on Thursday said it had arrested three persons, including a lady, who allegedly  kidnapped a four-year-old boy in Tudun Wada Local Government Area, Kano State.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Magaji Majiya, disclosed this while briefing newsmen in Kano.

He said the suspects, who kinapped the boy at the residence of his father in Tudun Wada town on April 14, were apprehended at Tarauni Quarters, Kano metropolis.

He said one of the suspects, Aliyu Tasi’u, was a younger brother to the grandmother of the victim.

“Tasi’u, a family member, have access to the house of the grandmother, where the boy was abducted. Bello Wada took the boy and handed him over to one of the suspects, Fauziyya Bala, who whisked him to their den at Tarauni Quarters,’’ he said.

Majiya also said that the suspects later called the grandmother of the victim through her GSM line and demanded a ransom of N3 million or have the child killed

He said the case was later reported at Tudun Wada Police Division in company of two of the suspects, who sympathized with the family.

He said following the report, the police promptly commenced investigation and successfully arrested the suspects, in addition to rescuing the boy unhurt.

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Moremi Elekwachi is a Media and Communications expert. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from the University of Georgia, and a Master’s Degree in Communication Management (with a concentration in Marketing communication) from the University of Southern California.She is Founder and Lead Publicist at Euphorique PR, a leading full-service Public Relations & Marketing Communications company that helps individuals, companies and public figures effectively communicate, engage, and build relationships with their target audiences & stakeholders via digital media and traditional media platforms.Prior to establishing Euphorique PR, Moremi gathered a wealth of experience, working at prestigious media companies both at home and abroad including Wondros (Los Angeles, CA), Wildflower PR, and also BellaNaija, where she served as News Editor & Head of Business Development.Moremi is also the founder of, a fresh platform dedicated to empowering and celebrating the modern African millennial woman, as she strives to live her best life.In her spare time, she loves to write, gossip about popular culture, and sing her heart out.@queenmoremi: Twitter@queenmoremi: Facebook @queenmoremi: Instagram

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