The Gombe State Police Command has arrested one Mohammed Aminu and Salisu Sa’idu, while they were trying to collect their balance of N300,000 as ransom from their victim’s family.
The Command’s Public Relations Officer, Mahid Abubakar, said “Detectives attached to X-squad SCID Gombe, while acting on credible information intercepted one Mohammed Aminu of Tudun Wada quarters Gombe in the process of collecting ransom of three hundred thousand naira (N300,000) after the sum of one hundred thousand naira (N100,000) was paid into a Jaiz bank Account number bearing Mohammed Al’amin Muhammad.
“In the course of investigation the suspect revealed that himself and one Saidu Salisu alias Soja and Turkani criminally conspired and armed themselves with three AK47 rifles and kidnapped one Jibrin Muhammad of Bantaje village via Wukari LGA of Taraba State and collected the sum of N4,000,000 as ransom.
“Upon investigation, Salisu Sa’idu was apprehended at Kano State by detectives of the SCID Gombe. The case is under investigation after which they will be brought to justice,” he added.