Kidnappers Arrested While Awaiting Ransom in Katsina

The state police command has foiled an attempt to kidnap one Shafi’u Mohammed of Kililin Quarters in Malumfashi LGA by one Saifullahi Usman of Unguwar Amare Quarters in the same Katsina community.

The 32-year-old suspect allegedly informed the victim over the phone that unless he paid a ransom of 50,000 naira, he or any of his family members would be killed.

SP Isah, the state police spokeswoman, stated:

“The suspect’s luck ran out when he contacted the victim’s phone number while concealing his own phone number in order to deliver the ransom to a place.”

”Shafiu notified the police of the development and a team of police detectives were dispatched to the given location where the suspect was eventually apprehended while going to pick up the ransom money.”

The suspects has reportedly confessed to the crime.

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