Jigawa police arrest a 22-year-old man for attempted kidnapping

Thursday, June 27, 2024 -
A 22-year-old man, Mohammed Moda from Burtu village in Ringim Local Government Area ofGovernment Area of Jigawa State, has been arrested by police operatives for allegedly threatening to kidnap two persons.

The command’s spokesperson, DSP Lawan Shiisu Adam, disclosed this information to Newsmen in a statement made available on Wednesday.

According to Shiisu, Yakubu Bala of Larabar Zango Village in Ajingi LGA, Kano State, on Tuesday, 11/06/2024 at about 1600hrs, reported at Ringim Police Station that unknown persons were threatening him, demanding a sum of two million naira (N2,000,000.00) in cash or else his wife would be kidnapped.

Shiisu stated that the suspects went ahead to provide a POS account located in Ringim town for the transaction.

He went on to explain that the complainant made a deposit of N900,000.00.

“Upon receipt of the report, detectives from Ringim Division promptly acted on credible intelligence, stormed the POS shop, and arrested Mohammed Moda of Burtu village, Ringim, who came to withdraw the ransom,” Adam stated.

Shiisu said that the police discovered seven hundred and ninety-two thousand naira (N792,000.00) on the suspect during the search.

“During interrogation, the suspect confessed to the crime and implicated one Bashari Beto as his accomplice,” Adam added.

He said the case is currently under investigation and will be taken to court.

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