Police arrest wanted kidnap kingpin in Jigawa Published on January 4, 2018 By Don Silas
Men of the Police command in Jigawa State have arrested a gang leader of a kidnap syndicate identified as Buba, who was for long on the wanted list in state.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Jigawa state command, SP Abdul Jinjiri, in a statement made available to newsmen on Wednesday, said: “the suspect was in the police wanted list early last year.”
Jinjiri added that Buba has been declared wanted after he was allegedly conspired with eight others and kidnapped two persons in Kafin Madaki of Gwaram local Government of the state.
“The suspect was a gang leader of a criminal syndicate terrorizing some villages in Gwaram local government and neighboring villages in Bauchi state and now he is finally arrested following the police intensified effort.
“The suspect had after collecting the N3 million as ransoms killed the captives and ran into hiding,
“The suspected kidnapper hails from Bauchi State and will be charged with criminal conspiracy, kidnapping, and culpable homicide,” he said.
The PPRO, however, said that the suspect is currently under investigation and upon completing the investigation the police will charge him to court.