A 30-year-old suspected kidnapper Nasiru Musa who was arrested in connection with the kidnapping of four victims and killing of two others, Tegina, Rafi local government area of the state has revealed that he had plans to kidnap the Council Chairman of Rafi LGA Niger State, before his arrest.
According to Nasiru Musa who was arrested in Tegina town alongside two others on the 29th of July, “I only benefitted two hundred thousand naira,(N200,000) from the crime proceeds.”
During interrogation, Musa confessed to have conspired with one Lelwi presently at large who he said connected him with one Gwaskan-Daji also at large and several others to kidnap the victims and collected the ransom.
NigeriaCrime.com gathered that Nasiru Musa conspired with two others who are currently at large to kidnap victims and collect the ransom.
The Public Relations Officer,(PPRO) of Niger State Police Command, DSP Wasiu Abiodun said on 14th November 2021, some suspected armed bandits invaded Tegina town in Rafi local government area of the state shooting sporadically and later abducted four persons into Kagara forest which include Aminu Garba and others.
Aminu Garba and one other were killed by the kidnappers after collecting a ransom of thirteen million Naira (N13m),” he added.
Sequel to the arrival receipt of the information, the Command mobilised and drafted a combined team of the tactical squad comprised of Anti-Kidnapping Unit, FIB tactical squad, and vigilante members to the area.
“As a result of the sustained operational pressure on the hoodlums, two victims later escaped from the abductors while the remaining two were still in captivity including the said Aminu Garba.”
DSP Abiodun said further investigations continue on the cases adding that the suspects will be arraigned before the Court later.