Niger Police arrests three suspected abductors of 4-year-old boy 

Police in Niger State, have arrested three suspects, led by a 46 – year old woman, identified as Stella Idris, in connection with the abduction and attempted sale of a four-year-old boy, Abdulrahman Bello, at the sum of N300,000.00 in Suleja Local Governmentment Area of the state.

Other suspects were identified as 16- year old Miracle Idris (male) and Ebuka Ebube, 18- year old (male), all of Gabadon and Osato area of Suleja Local Government Area of the state.

Tribune Online gathered that the cover was blown off the criminal activities of the three suspects on April 6, 2020, at about 13:30hours, following a formal complaint by one Bello Umar, (male), of Gabadon area of Suleja at ‘A’ Division Police station Sulaja under the Niger state Police Command.

The complainant was said to have reported at the ‘A’ Division, Suleja that he discovered that his Four- year Old son, Abdulrahman Bello, of the same address, was missing.

It was further learnt that on the receipt of the complaint, a team of Policemen from ‘A’ Division, Suleja on reasonable suspicion, arrested the first suspect,, one Stella Idris, (female), aged 46 years, the second suspect, Miracle Idris, (male) aged 16 years and the third suspect, Ebube Ebuka, (male), aged 18 years.

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Further checks revealed that the three suspected abductors of the Minor, Abdulrahman Bello, were all residents at Gabadon and Osato areas of Suleja LGA.

An insider Police source at the State’s Criminals Investigation and Intelligence Department( SCIID) Minna, who crave for anonymity in a brief chat with our reporter on Wednesday stated that the suspects were arrested while in an attempt to sell the victim at the sum of N300,000.00.

The very reliable source added that the four-year-old Abdulrahaman Bello was rescued unhurt by the team of policemen from ‘A’Division, Suleja, saying that the alleged buyer of the minor escaped arrest by the police and is still on the run”.

The suspects were also said to have confirmed to the offence during investigation by the police.

Meanwhile, the Police Public Relations Officer,( PPRO) Niger State Police Command, Wasiu A. Abiodun, an Assistant Superintendent of Police( (ASP) confirmed the incidence in a brief interview with our reporter in his office at the State’s Police Command Headquarters on Thursday in Minna.

He however assured that as soon as the police investigation was completed on the matter, that the suspects would be arraigned in court for prosecution.





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