A pair, Ado Aminu and his spouse, Samira Abdullahi, have been arrested in Sheka Quarters, Kumbotso Native Authorities Space of Kano State, for arranging personal kidnapping to demand for a ransom of N4 million from their relations.
An confederate, Anas Isah, was additionally arrested in reference to the deliberate kidnapping.
The spokesman of Kano State Police Command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, who confirmed the arrest, stated the husband, Ado conspired together with his spouse, Samira and used Anas to hold out the deliberate kidnap and demand for the ransom.
DSP Haruna stated the confederate, Anas, revealed the plot when he was arrested.
In line with him, “In September, one Samira Abdullahi, 31, of Sheka Quarters, Kumbotso council, Kano State, reported that her husband one Ado Aminu, 52, of the identical tackle, was kidnapped and a ransom of N4,000,000 demanded.
“The command’s Commissioner, Habu A. Sani, instantly raised and directed a workforce of Operation Puff-Adder to arrest the culprits in 24 hours.
“The suspect, one Anas Isah Musa, 32, of Sheka Gidan Leda Quarters, Kumbotso council, was arrested on the identical date.
“Throughout investigation, the suspect confessed that the kidnapped sufferer conspired together with his spouse Samira Abdullahi, deliberate the kidnapping and used him (Anas Isah) to demand ransom from his relations.
“Suspects have been arrested and charged to courtroom for prosecution.”
Haruna additionally stated the command succeeded in arresting eight different kidnap suspects, together with a serial kidnapper, who confessed to have kidnapped one Aisha Usman, 60, of Bauna Village, Rano Council, Kano State, in August.
“Efforts are on to arrest different members of their syndicate,” DSP Haruna stated.