Po­lice nab 2 men for al­leged kid­nap of 70-yr-old woman

Daily Trust - - CRIME - From Habibu Umar Aminu, Katsina

The po­lice in Katsina have ar­rested two sus­pected kid­nap­pers in con­nec­tion with the ab­duc­tion of a 70-year-old woman in the state.

The com­mand’s spokesman, SP Gambo Isah, gave the names of the sus­pects as Abubakar Yusuf, alias “Kango” and Abubakar Mansur, both 40 years old and from Un­guwar Gwanda, Safana LGA of the state.

He said the sus­pects have since con­fessed to the crime.

Isah said the sus­pects were ar­rested on Jan­uary 9 based on a tip off.

He said the vic­tim, Hauwa Us­man, has iden­ti­fied the sus­pects to be the ones that kid­napped her.

In a re­lated de­vel­op­ment, the po­lice com­mand on Jan­uary 7, at about 8:30am, based on a tip off, also ar­rested one Mo­hammed Sani, 28, of Ak­wanga LGA of Nasarawa State in pos­ses­sion of a Toy­ota High­lander ve­hi­cle while try­ing to cross the bor­der into Niger Repub­lic.

"In the course of in­ves­ti­ga­tion, the sus­pect con­fessed to have robbed the owner of the said ve­hi­cle with oth­ers at large, at gun point from Jos, Plateau State. In­ves­ti­ga­tion is on­go­ing in both cases,” Isah added.

The sus­pected kid­nap­pers

Photo: Katsina State Po­lice Com­mand

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