Police exhume physique of 13-year-old kidnap sufferer, arrest suspect in Kano

The Police in Kano State have arrested 21-year-old Auwalu Abdulrashid (Lauje) for kidnapping and killing a 13-year-old woman at Tofa city, Tofa Native Authorities Space of Kano State.

Spokesman of the command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa disclosed this in a press assertion issued to DAILY POST.

He mentioned the arrest was made based mostly on a report obtained on 21/06/2021 at about 1000hrs, {that a} 13-year-old woman, Zuwaira, was kidnapped and a ransom of One Million Naira (N1,000,000.00) was demanded and later settled at 4 Hundred Thousand Naira (N400,000.00).

He mentioned whereas negotiating for the ransom, the physique of the sufferer was found in an uncompleted constructing, slaughtered and buried in a shallow grave.

Kiyawa mentioned the Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, CP Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko, instantly raised and instructed a workforce of Operation Puff Adder to arrest the culprits, including that they succeeded in arresting the suspect.

He mentioned on preliminary investigation, the suspect confessed that he singlehandedly kidnapped the sufferer and killed her after he confirmed that she acknowledged his face.

“I directed her to enter an uncompleted constructing.

“After I noticed that she acknowledged me, I then used knife to slaughter her throat and buried her in a shallow grave, after which demanded a ransom of One Million Naira (N1,000,000.00) and later settled at 4 Hundred Thousand Naira (N400,000.00) from her mother and father,” he confessed.

The Police Spokesman added that the suspect additional confessed that he was additionally chargeable for kidnapping a 3-year-old boy, a youthful brother of the sufferer
and demanded a ransom of Two Million Naira (N2,000,000.00), later settled and picked up One Hundred Thousand Naira (100,000.00) and deserted the kid at Dawanau Particular Major Faculty, Dawakin Tofa LGA, Kano State.

He mentioned the case can be charged to court docket for prosecution.

Police exhume physique of 13-year-old kidnap sufferer, arrest suspect in Kano

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