Kano: 21 yrs old kidnapper in police net, reveal’s how he slaughtered 13 yrs old female hawker


Kano: 21 yrs old kidnapper in police net, confess    slaughtering 13 yrs old female hawker

By Abdulgafar Oladimeji

The police has arrested one Auwal Abdulrasheed a.k.a Lauge, resident of Tofa Township in Tofa local government in Kano,  over the alleged  kidnap and murder of  13 years old, girl named Zuwaira.

Kano police command said the offence was committed in 2021, noting that in the aftermath of  discreet investigations, the  suspected kidnapper and murder suspect  was arrested , on 9th  January ,2022.

The police alleged  that the suspect was a neighbor and close ally to the family of the deceased.

Spokesman of the command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa told journalists that, on 21st July 2021  the case of a kissing 13 years old girl was reported to the police.

He revealed that, one Asp Shehu Dahiru was assigned  with the task to unravel the mystery surrounding the disappearance of the missing  girl hawker.

The suspect in his confessional statement said “I lured her into an uncompleted, pretending I wanted to buy what she was selling.

“she followed me into the uncompleted building, I grabbed her hijab and tied her neck round with it, I pulled out a knife and slaughtered her from behind.

“I buried her within the uncompleted building, I put a call across to her parents, I demanded for N5 million ransom.

“we kept negotiating, we settled for N400,000, then suddenly they changed their mind , they now  informed me that they have discovered the corpse of their daughter.”The suspect stated.

DSP Kiyawa  further said police investigations into the case have been concluded, adding that the suspect will soon  be charged to court for prosecution.

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