A suspect named Mubarak Yusuf and his collaborator Ibrahim Rabiu had been arrested by Zamfara state police command in connection with pretence to be kidnappers
According to statement by Zamfara police spokesperson SP Shehu Muhammad the on the 7th October 2022, Police Tactical Operatives attached to CP’s Monitoring Unit State headquarters acted on intelligence information and arrested the above named suspects.
One of the suspects Mubarak Yusuf according to SP Shehu had confessed to have connived with his gang members Ibrahim Rabi’u and Aliyu Buzu now at large to call his uncle as well as his neighbor and intimidated them to either pay the sum of five million naira (N5,000,000) and four million naira (N4,000,000) respectively or risk been kidnapped.
“The second suspect Ibrahim Rabi’u also confessed to the crime and further stated that, apart from engaging in this crime, he also specializes in fraudulent act where he severally called innocent people and claimed to be a spirit that makes people to be rich, and collected money on three different occasions in the name making them rich”.
The suspects would be charged to court for prosecution after investigation is concluded.