POLICE NAB MAN FOR OFFERING THEM N1MILLION BRIBE
Operatives of the Kano State Police Command have arrested one Alhaji Bamuwa Umaru, 62yrs, in Sabon Gari Local
Government Area of Kaduna State for offering N1million bribe to a police officer to secure the release of one Yusuf Ibrahim arrested for kidnapping.
Information available indicates that the man approached the officer in charge of the state anti-kidnapping squad, SP Aliyu Mohammed, and offered him the bribe to secure the release of Ibrahim, 27, of Danjibga Village, Tsafe LGA, Zamfara State.
The suspected kidnapper was arrested by a team of Operation Restore Peace, Rijiyar Zaki Division Kano after he was identified by a driver they kidnapped along Funtua-Gusau Road, and collected the sum of N500,000 as ransom.
The suspect confessed to the crime and further confessed to having participated in a series of kidnappings at Sheme, Yankara, Faskari, and Kucheri villages in Katsina and Zamfara states, respectively.
Ibrahim further confessed that their syndicate members killed about 10 of their kidnapped victims.