KANO STATE POLICE ARREST ARMOURER OF NOTORIOUS KIDNAP SYNDICATE
The Kano State Police Command have arrested the suspected armourer of the kidnap syndicate that abducted a German national and killed his police escort 32 months ago.
Recall that gunmen on Monday, April 16, 2018, killed a police sergeant, Rabilu Haruna and abducted the 59-year-old German engineer with Dantata & Sawoe, Mr Krese Frank Michael along Sabon Titi, Madobi Road, Kano.
Spokesperson of the command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, who confirmed the latest development in a statemnet on Thursday, December 24, said that the suspect, Abubakar Ismail, 30, led detectives to their armoury where one AK47 rifle, a single barrel gun, and a revolver were recovered.
“The Suspect led the combine operatives to their Armoury at their Village where one (1) AK-47 Rifle, one (1) Single Barrel Gun and a Revolver Gun were recovered. The suspect confessed to the crime and confessed that the syndicate has been terrorizing Rimin Gado, Gwarzo, Karaye, Kiru, Rano, Bebeji Tudun Wada and other neighboring States, including Kaduna and Katsina for over five (5) years
“He named other members of the syndicate who perpetuated the heinous act. Discrete investigation is in progress to arrest the other members of the syndicate.”