Police arrest man for kidnap, killing 6 year old cousin - NEWS FRONTIER DAILY


Sunday, May 12, 2024

Police arrest man for kidnap, killing 6 year old cousin

The Police in Kaduna State have arrested a man who Kidnapped his 6 year old girl, used a razor to kill her and dumped the body in a well because she recognized him in Makarfi Local Government Area. 

According to the spokesperson of the Police Command, ASP Mansir Hassan, "on February 12, 2024, at about 1 00 hrs, Mr. Saidu Dahiru, father of the victim a resident of Angwan Juma'a, Zaria, reported to the Zaria City police station that his daughter, Aisha Saidu, a six-year-old female, went missing on her way to Islamiyya school."

According to Mr. Dahiru's, Aisha was allegedly abducted by her cousin brother, Abdulazeez Idris, also residing in Angwan Juma'a, Zaria. 

Following her disappearance, Mr. Dahiru received a phone call from an unknown individual, later identified as the perpetrator, demanding a ransom of ₦8,000,000 (eight million naira) for her safe return.

The case was transferred to Anti Kidnapping Unit of SCID Kaduna, where they traced and arrested the perpetrator, identified as Abdulazeez Idris, in Makarfi Local Government. 

"The suspect confessed to the heinous crime, admitting to slaying the innocent child by brutally slashing her neck with a razor blade on the account that she recognized him and then went on to dispose her lifeless body in a well."

"The Commissioner of Police ;CP Audu Ali Dabigi psc assures members of the public that the case is going to be diligently investigated to ensure that justice is served for Aisha Saidu and her grieving family. The suspect will be charged to court as soon as investigation is completed," he assured.

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