by Akpene Jacob
The Kano State Police Command has arrested a syndicate of Metropolitan kidnappers that specializes in kidnapping children in Kano city.
The Command’s spokesperson DSP Magaji Musa Majia, who made the disclosure on Thursday, November 16, said the suspects would take the children to places like Gwarzo, Danbatta, Gezawa, to deliver them to Ward/Village Head houses as missing and found children.
They would then negotiate the ransom with the parents of the victim by demanding recharge cards. Seven children aged between 4-5yrs were rescued from them. The suspects are:
(1) Khalifa Usman a.k.a Gurgu of Layin Pole, Kurna Qtrs
(2) Idris Aminu of Lokon Sheshe Qtrs Kano
(3) Abdullahi Aminu a.k.a Sharu of Sharifai Qtrs, Kano.
They collected recharge cards worth hundreds thousands of naira from the parents of their victims.