PRESS RELEASE NO. 21
KATSINA STATE POLICE COMMAND DIARY
ARREST OF A SUSPECTED KIDNAPPER AND KILLER OF A THREE-YEAR-OLD CHILD
On 12/4/2023, at about 1500hrs, the command succeeded in arresting one Abubakar Abdulaziz, m, age 30 years old, of Sabuwar Santa, Musawa LGA, Katsina State, a suspected kidnapper and killer of a three-year-old child.
The fact of the case is that on the 23/3/2023, at about 0100hrs, the suspect criminally trespassed into the residence of one Adamu Alhassan, m, of Bacirawa village, Musawa Local Government Area, Katsina State, while he was deep asleep, and kidnapped his three (3)-year-old son to an unknown destination. He dropped a letter, directing the said Adamu Alhassan to pay a ransom of eight hundred thousand naira (#800,000) and providing a contact phone number. However, the father made contact, negotiated, and paid the sum of one hundred and fifty thousand naira (#150,000) to secure the release of his child, but to no avail.
Upon receipt of the report, immediately detectives swung into action and succeeded in arresting the suspect (Abubakar Abdulaziz) in connection with the case. During the course of investigation, he confessed to the commission of the offense and further confessed to having buried the child alive after receiving the ransom money. The investigation is ongoing.
CSP GAMBO ISAH, ANIPR,
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER (PPRO),
FOR: THE COMMISSIONER POLICE,
KATSINA STATE COMMAND