Sokoto police nab three informants as bandits kidnap lawyer

Sokoto police nab three informants as bandits kidnap lawyer

by Ololade Adebeshin
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Sokoto police nab three informants as bandits kidnap lawyer


By People’s Voice Nigeria | News


The Nigeria Police Force, Sokoto State Command has confirmed that no fewer than three persons have been arrested in connection with the kidnap of a female lawyer, Rukayyat Mustafa.


The suspects were nabbed for allegedly giving information to bandits which resulted in the kidnapping of the lawyer in the Bado area of the state metropolis.


Confirming the incident, the spokesman of the command, ASP Ahmed Rufai, said the incident happened in the early hours of Sunday.


“The bandits stormed her house and kidnapped Rukayyat along with a young man whom we believe is her younger brother.


“After they trekked to a vehicle that was parked far away from her residence, they then told the young man to go back or they would shoot him. The man rushed back for fear of being shot by the bandits.”“The three persons we arrested are suspected to be the ones giving information to the bandits and they are already in our custody.


“Hopefully, we will get to the root of the matter in a short period and get her rescued” he added.


He also gave an update on the woman who was killed in a hotel in the state.


He said the police had gotten the identity of the alleged killer while assuring him that he would soon be arrested.

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