Operatives of the Kano State Police Command have arrested one Alhaji Bamuwa Umaru, 62yrs, in Sabon Gari Local
Government Area of Kaduna State for offering N1million bribe to a police officer to secure the release of one Yusuf Ibrahim arrested for kidnapping.
Information available indicates that the man approached the officer in charge of the state anti-kidnapping squad, SP Aliyu Mohammed, and offered him the bribe to secure the release of Ibrahim, 27, of Danjibga Village, Tsafe LGA, Zamfara State.
The suspected kidnapper was arrested by a team of Operation Restore Peace, Rijiyar Zaki Division Kano after he was identified by a driver they kidnapped along Funtua-Gusau Road, and collected the sum of N500,000 as ransom.
The suspect confessed to the crime and further confessed to having participated in a series of kidnappings at Sheme, Yankara, Faskari, and Kucheri villages in Katsina and Zamfara states, respectively.
Ibrahim further confessed that their syndicate members killed about 10 of their kidnapped victims.