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22-Yr Old Buhari, A Cripple Turned Kidnapper Arrested While Collecting Ransom In Katsina

22-year-old Buhari Haruna, a cripple turned kidnapper has been arrested by the Katsina State Police Command for attempted kidnapping for ransom. Haruna, a resident of Kankia Local Government Area of Katsina State was paraded at the state police command on Monday for threatening and masterminding a kidnap attempt on one Hamisu Salisu of the same Kankia community. The suspect, who claimed to be a phone repairer, was said to have called his prime target on phone demanding the sum of N2 million to save himself and his family from being killed or kidnapped. According to SP Isah Gambo, the Police
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Ogun Police warn against attending vigils to avoid being kidnapped

Police in Ogun on Sunday warned the public against organising prayer sessions at night, especially in forest area, to avoid being victims of kidnappers. Police spokesman in Ogun, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, gave the warning in a statement made available to newsmen, in Ota, Ogun State. Oyeyemi noted that the Ogun State Police Command had observed with great concern that, despite the series of warnings and security tips from the Command, some members of public are still in the habit of organising prayer sessions in the forest, thereby making themselves easy prey for kidnappers. “However, inasmuch as the Command is not
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