The suspect, Magaji Gudaji, was arrested five days after he had threatened to kidnap a businessman in Malumfashi if he failed to pay him N2 million.
Police arrest notorious kidnapper terrorising Katsina
The Katsina State Police Command announced that it has succeeded in arresting a member of a notorious kidnapping syndicate terrorising residents in the state.
In a statement released by the state's police public relations officer, SP Gambo Isah, the suspect was arrested following a tip-off. He said the suspect had confessed to committing the crime.
The spokesperson revealed that some of the items recovered from him include an Itel mobile phone, a sim card, and a threatening note written by the suspect.
He further disclosed that investigation is still ongoing to arrest other members of the syndicate.
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