Muhammed Ya’u , 11-year-old boy who was kidnapped in Kano State in 2014 has been found in Anambra state after a 5 year of investigation.
The Herald gathered that Kano state’s police spokesperson, Abdullahi Haruna, who confirmed the incident said three people involved in the incident have been arrested.
Haruna explained that Paul Onwe and his wife Mercy Paul and sold the victim to one Ebere Ogbodo for the sum of N200,000. He was renamed by the new parent as Chinedu Ogbodo.
According to him, “In continuation of the Command’s effort to rescue the children kidnapped from Kano to other parts of the country, between 05/11/2014 to 08/11/2019, the command’s Anti Kidnapping Team of Operation Puff Adder carried out another rescue operation.
“During the operation, one Muhammed Ya’u ‘m’ 11 years old kidnapped in the year 2014 at PRP Quarters in Kano, was successfully rescued at Onitsha in Anambra State.
“The victim was kidnapped by Paul Onwe and Mercy Paul’ and sold to Ebere Ogbodo ‘at the sum of Two Hundred Thousand Naira (N200,000) and renamed as Chinedu Ogbodo.
“The Command is using this medium to thank the good people of the state for their support, patience and efforts in fighting all forms of crime and criminality in the state.”
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