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Police arraigns killers of Hanifa Abubakar in court

Angry youths in the early hours of Monday set ablaze the school where the kidnappers of Hanifa Abubakar buried the remains of the five-year-old girl in Kano.

Muhammed Tanko, the suspected of the killer of 5-year-old girl Hanifa Abubakar will be arraigned before Chief Magistrate Court 12 Gidan Murtala today, Monday, January 24, 2022.
The State Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO) SP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, said the suspect will be arraigned for criminal conspiracy, kidnapping, concealing/keeping in confinement a kidnapped person and culpable homicide.

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Angry youths set Hanifa Abubakar’s school ablaze

He said there was no casualty in the incident, but parts of the school’s building were razed.

Angry youths in the early hours of Monday set ablaze the school where the kidnappers of Hanifa Abubakar buried the remains of the five-year-old girl in Kano.
The private school, Noble Kids Comprehensive College, is located at Kwanar Dakata in Nassarawa local government area, in Kano metropolis.

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Kano: Teacher who kidnapped, killed Hanifa wept when he visited her parents after abduction – Family member

The school teacher, alongside his accomplice, had demanded a N6m ransom for her release.

Suraj Sulaiman, uncle of five-year-old girl, Hanifa Abubakar, has revealed that the school teacher who kidnapped and killed her in Kano State was among the first set of people who sympathized with her parents after her disappearance.

AMB had reported that the suspect, Abdulmalik Mohammed Tanko, the proprietor of Noble Kids Nursery and Primary school in Kano was arrested by the police for killing Hanifa alongside his accomplice, Hashim Isyaku.

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I killed five-year-old Hanifa with N100 rat poison – Suspect confesses

Tanko had demanded a N6 million ransom from the parents of the child and in the process of collecting part of the money, he was arrested.

Abdulmalik Tanko, the proprietor of Noble Kids Nursery and Primary School, Kawana, Kano, has narrated how he used a N100 rat poison to end the life of one of his pupils.

Hanifa Abubakar, a five-year-old pupil of the school, was kidnapped while on her way from Islamiyya School in December and subsequently killed.

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Hanifa Abubakar: President Buhari reacts to murder of 5-year-old girl in Kano

“When breakthroughs like this happen, people will talk differently of law enforcement,” said the President.

The President urged the Police and Ministry of Justice to uphold the integrity of the detective work that busted the case by preparing well and presenting a good case that will earn the respect of the court.

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the murder of Hanifa Abubakar, the five-year-old school girl whose body was discovered in a shallow grave in Kano after near two months.