Poly Student Connives With Friends To Kidnap Own 3-Year-Old BrotherLatest News, News, News From The State Wednesday, March 4th, 2015
Audu Limun, Bauchi – A 19-year-old Salisu Salmanu’s quest to drive car and enjoy with girl friends led him to connive with his 3 of friends to kidnap hiw three-year-old brother.
The names of the other cohorts are Imrana Abdullahi, 17, Abdullahi Mohammed, 19, and Umar Musa, 19.
Salmanu and his friends are in police custody for kidnapping a 3 year-old boy and demanding the sum of N10 million as ransom from Salmanu’s father whom they claimed had offered to give them N3m before they ran out of luck.
Bauchi State Police spokesman, DSP Haruna Mohammed said that Police detectives arrested the four suspects who connived with four others still at large to commit the crime.
According to him, “Suspects conspired with four others now at large and kidnapped one Abdulkadir Salmanu, male and 3 years old of Kofar Idi, took him to Gwallameji and demanded Ten Million Naira (N10, 000, 000) ransom from the parents.
“Victim was liberated by the police and efforts are ongoing to apprehend the other fleeing suspects after which they will be charged to Court for prosecution.”
Salmanu said they intended to buy a car with the money and spend the remaining money with their friends.
He said: “Initially, when we planned the kidnap, I was advised that if we succeed in getting the N10 million, we should buy a car and also have money left to be spending around with friends.”
The 19-year-old boy who masterminded the kidnap remorsefully said he prayed that God will expose all those who are into such dirty act.
Another suspect, Abdullahi Mohammed said they had no intention of harming the boy saying, “God loves us that was why we didn’t succeed. We took the child not with the intention of harming him but for us to get money from his father and release him.”
He added: “we demanded for N10million but the father said he would pay N3 million and we insisted it was too small. We finally agreed that he should pay N5 million.”
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