Breaking News: Police arrested a cripple for kidnapping in Katsina
The Katsina State Police Command has succeeded in arresting a person with a special needs, crippled, who turn himself to a kidnapper and demanded for a ransom of 2 million naira.
It may interest you to know that this man, Buhari Haruna, a 22 year old from Kankiya LGA of Katsina State.
“On 28/08/2021 at about 0012 hours, he sent a threat message to one Hamisu Saminu of the same address and demanded a ransom of 2 million naira or risk of being kidnapped.
Parading the suspect at Police headquarters Katsina, the State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Gambo Isah said at the cause of investigation, the victim reported the matter at the Kankiya Police Division where preliminary investigations led to the arrest of the suspect.
“What happened is that, police advised the victim to comply with the suspect demands, and he mentioned a location where the 2 million naira ransom would be paid which our men succeeded in arresting him. Unfortunately enough, we see this man crawling on to get the ransom money.
“He is not denying the offense,’ he said.
SP Gambo Isah again called on the public not to panic once they receive any threat of being kidnapped, rather to report to security agents for immediate action.
The cripple suspected kidnapper, Buhari Haruna, confessed to have threatened his victim or risk kidnapped or his sick father at the hospital bed, added that it was his first time in committing the crime and pleaded the authority to temper justice with mercy.