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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