Kano state police command have made an arrest of one Abdulmalik Tanko who allegedly conspired with some gang to Kidnapped and killed a five-year old student identified as Hanifa Abubakar.
Reports revealed that Hanifa Abubakar was a student in a private school where Abdulmalik Tanko is a teacher. As a matter of fact, the little girl was a pupil to Mr Tanko.
It was said that Tanko allegedly conspired with one Hashim Isyaku to Kidnapped the lad.
Afterwards report also revealed that Mr Tanko had demanded a ransom of six million naira from the parent of the little girl.
This was confirmed in a statement by the State Police spokesperson, Abdullahi Kiyawa.
The police said Mr Tanko confessed to have poisoned the kid when he noticed that the she had recognized him
He then burried the little girl inside the school premises at Kwanar ‘Yan Gana, Tudun Murtala Quarters in Nassarawa local government area of Kano State.
“Hashim also confessed that, sometimes in the month of November, 2021, the principal suspect, Abdulmalik met him and one Fatima Jibreel Musa, ‘f’, 27 years old, of Layin Falaki Tudun Murtala Quarters, Nassarawa LGA Kano State and ordered them to kidnap Hanifa. They planned but later rescinded their action. Fatima was also arrested.
“The suspects led a combine Team of Operatives of DSS Kano State, Kano State Police Command’s Medical Team and Team of Operation Puff Adder to the scene. The body was exhumed and rushed to Mohammed Abdullahi Wase Specialist Hospital Kano, examined, confirmed dead by a Medical Doctor and release to the relatives for burial according to Islamic rites.”