The police have busted a five-man kidnap syndicate reported to have been terrorising Safana Local Government Area of Katsina State.
The spokesman of the police within the state, SP Gambo Isah, disclosed this on Tuesday throughout a press briefing held on the command headquarters within the state.
“The syndicate was busted on Monday at about 16:00 hrs, based on a tip-off led by a joint operation of police and repentant bandits,” Isah mentioned.
According to him, in the midst of the investigation, the suspects confessed to have masterminded the kidnapping of a seven-year-old boy, one Abdurrahman Sama’ila at Runka village and demanded a fee of N3million as ransom.
Meanwhile, the command has additionally confirmed the arrest of 4 infamous middle-aged Indian hemp and illicit drug sellers after raiding a black spot in Charanchi and Kankia Local Government Areas of the state.