The Adamawa State Police Command has arrested four suspects for extorting people by threatening to kidnap them.
Spokesperson of the command, DSP Suleiman Nguroje, in a statement on Saturday, said the suspects specialise in calling people and asking them to pay certain amounts of money or they would be kidnapped.
Operatives of the Kano State Police Command have arrested three suspected kidnappers at Sharada quarters of the state.
Spokesman of the command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, who disclosed this in a statement on Friday, said the suspects were arrested following a report received from a resident that he was contacted and threatened on the telephone to pay the sum of Two Million Naira (N2,000,000:00), otherwise, himself or any member of his family would be kidnapped.
The 300-Level student of Bayero University, Kano (BUK) Sakina Bello, who was abducted in Kano metropolis has reappeared.
It will be recalled that the Botany student was reportedly kidnapped around 3pm on Tuesday, on her way back home in a commercial tricycle. The abductors later called on Wednesday morning, and demanded N100million ransom.
17-year old boy, Samuel Lucky Akpan, has been picked up by men of the Ondo State Security Network codenamed Amotekun Corps for allegedly kidnapping a four-year-old child for the purpose of selling him for N200,000.