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Nigerian Man Exposed, Nabbed After Faking His Own Kidnap In Kano

Posted by Samuel on Thu 15th Jun, 2023 - tori.ng

The State Commissioner of Police, CP. Mohammed Usaini Gumel stated this on Wednesday while briefing newsmen on the progress made by the command on the crime fight.

 

A 19-year-old Nigerian man, Nafi’u Sulaiman has been arrested by the Police in Kano State.

He was arrested for allegedly aiding his kidnap to collect ransom from his uncle.

The State Commissioner of Police, CP. Mohammed Usaini Gumel stated this on Wednesday while briefing newsmen on the progress made by the command on the crime fight.

He said part of the command’s achievements include the arrest of suspected armed robbery suspects, kidnappers, drug peddlers, and human trafficking suspects.

CP Gumel explained that the police on Friday, at about 1750hrs received a report from a resident `of Garindau Village, Warawa LGA, Kano, that he received a phone call from an unknown person that his 19-year-old son, Nafi’u Sulaiman was kidnapped and a ransom was demanded for his release.

He said after prolonged negotiation, they settled for a ransom of three hundred and sixty-five thousand naira (N365,000).

Gumel said in the course of the investigation, the victim confessed to having singlehandedly framed his kidnap to extort his uncle.

“The case will be charged to court upon completion of the investigation,” he said.

He reiterated his determination to rid the State of all forms of crimes and criminalities.



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