Police Parade 5 Suspected Kidnappers, Rapists; Fraudster, Rescue 11 Year old Victim.
The Police at Force Headquarters have paraded five suspected kidnappers, armed robbers and rapists who had been terrorizing the Abuja-Kaduna Highway and rescued an 11 year old victim.
The suspects are Bello Musa, leaders of the kidnap gang in Kaura, Kaduna state; Ibrahim Rere, owner of the building where the victim was kept; and gun suppliers, Musa Sani, Kudu Yahaya and Isah Aliyu.
Exhibits recovered are four locally made guns and five live ammunitions.
According to the Force Headquarters in Abuja, Force PRO, CSP Jimoh Moshood, “The victim was kidnapped on January 19, at about 12: 30 am from her home. She was rescued with the help of the local vigilante group, who teamed up with the police for the rescue.”
He said “The suspects were arrested after they tried to collect N500 000 from the victim’s family.
“The suspects arrested confessed and admitted the various criminal roles they played in the commission of the crimes and iinvestigation is ongoing to arrest other members of the gangs at large.
The suspects will be arraigned in Court for prosecution on completion of investigation.
The victim, simple identified as Hadiza was rescued from their captivity and has been re-united with her family.
Also, the Police paraded one John Torsoo, who specializes in conning his victims into buying non-existing cars auction from the Police.
The suspect, who is accused of obtaining under false pretence and impersonating police; usually pose as police officer, in collaboration with other security officers to dupe innocent people in exchange for getting them cars from Police auction.
He agreed to have collected a total of N439, 000. 00 from four victims and yet to supply the cars promised.