Tue. Jan 18th, 2022

Man Kidnaps, Kills 13-year-old Girl In Kano

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  • Buries Victim In Shallow Grave

One Auwalu Abdulrashid has allegedly killed a 13-year old girl and buried her in a shallow grave in Kano State. The suspect has confessed to had committed the crime. Said he buried her in a shallowed grave after kidnapping and killing her.

The spokesperson for the state police command, Abdullahi Kiyawa, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday in Kano.

Kiyawa said the suspect kidnapped the girl and took her to an uncompleted building where he strangled her, cut her throat and buried her remains in a shallow grave.

He said, “after killing the victim, he reached out to her family and demanded a N1million ransom.

“On the 21/06/2021 at about 1000hrs, a report was received from a resident of Tofa Town, Tofa LGA, Kano State that his daughter, Zuwaira, ‘f’, 13 years old, was kidnapped and a ransom of N1million was demanded and later settled at N400,000.

“While negotiating for the ransom, the body of the victim was discovered in an uncompleted building, slaughtered and buried in a shallow grave.

“On receipt of the ugly report, scene visited, the body was exhumed, examined and confirmed dead by a medical doctor and released to the relatives for burial according to Islamic rites.

“Abdulrashid also confessed that he had earlier kidnapped a three-year-old brother of the victim and demanded a N2million ransom.

“The suspect released the child after collecting N100,000 ransom.”

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