Police arrest four suspected kidnappers

Four suspected kidnappers were arrested in Koko Basse Local Government Area of Kebbi State by the police.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Mustapha Suleiman, made this known to journalists on Sunday in Birnin Kebbi.

According to him, the N800,000 ransom they collected from their victims, was retrieved.

The suspects, he said, were Mohammadu Mani, Muhammadu Muhammad, Umar Mohammadu and  Abdulkarim Isiya,

They were caught on their way to Zuru Local Government Area.

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“All the ransom they had collected from their victims were retrieved and they will be charged to court for proper prosecution,” he said.

It was gathered that the suspects had kidnapped one Alhaji Aliyu Dikko, and collected N300, 000 out of N3 million ransom demanded from his family before he was released.

Dikko is a leader of the Fulani community in Koko Basse.

The suspects were also said to have collected N500, 000 from another victim before they were apprehended by the police.