Chai! I joined kidnapper to make money for Sallah celebration – Suspect said

Police Command in Niger state, has arrested two suspected kidnappers terrorizing the people of Sabon Mariga in Rafi Local Government Area of the state.

The operatives moved into action after receiving a distress call, nabbed the suspected bandits while demanding residents to pay N2.5m to a bank account or risk being kidnapped.

The suspects, Mohammed Kwari, 23, and Emmanuel Idi, 21, were arrested by police operatives attached to Kagara division.

While, narrating Kwari revealed he joined the kidnap gang to make money for the Sallah celebration.

“I was looking for money to buy things for the Sallah; I never knew that police operatives will arrest me.

“My parents were so angry that they refused to visit me in the cell. Honestly, I have disappointed them and I pray that they would forgive me,” he also said.


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