A Niger kidnapping suspect, has disclosed that they are mainly interested in newly-wed women. The suspect identified as 25-year-old Yakubu Mohammed, who confessed to the abduction of one Halima Ibrahim on May 11, 2019 is said to be a member of a suspected gang of kidnappers in the Kpakungu community in the Chanchaga Local Government Area of Niger State.
The suspect who disclosed that they kidnapped Halima with the intent of extorting money from her would-be husband, who also resides in the same area, held her for two weeks while demanding N150,000 ransom before her release.
The Niger kidnapping suspect who disclosed that his gang are interested in newly-wed women, said they know their spouse will be willing to pay the ransom immediately.The state’s police spokesperson, Muhammad Abubakar, who confirmed the incident, said Yakubu was arrested by a team of policemen attached to the Kpakungu Police Station following a tip-off. The victim was rescued by the police personnel, and the matter had been charged to court.