Angry youths raze homes of arrested suspected killers of five-year-old in Kano
Furious youths in Yantama Village, Doguwa local government area of Kano State on Wednesday stormed the homes alleged kidnappers and killers of a five-year old boy, Hamza Harisu, and razed them.
This happened as the police command in the state said it has arrested four suspects for kidnapping and killing of young Hamza Harisu.
The suspects had initially demanded a ransom of N20 million but later settled for N5 million before killing the minor, police said.
Police spokesman in Kano State, Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, said when the father of the victim reported the incident, Kano State Police Commissioner Abubakar Lawal, raised a team of Operation Restore Peace led by Bala Shu’aibu – a Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in Doguwa Division to arrest the culprits.
“With sustained efforts and intelligence-led follow-up, the principal suspect, Ado Ibrahim, 29, and three other suspects, all of Yantama Village, Doguwa local government area, were arrested in a hideout. Ibrahim confessed that he kidnapped the victim on October 27 around 7pm, took him to a nearby bush and strangled him,” Kiyawa said.
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