By; SANI ALIYU, Zaria
A twenty-year old Ahmed Abdullahi of Hayin Gada, Zabi, Sabon Gari Local Government Area of Kaduna State has kidnapped and killed his neighbour a 14-year old Mohammed Bello after collecting Sixty Thousand Naira (N60,000.00) from the family for the release of the kidnapped boy.
Narrating the incident to journalists, the father of the deceased Alh. Shehu Abubakar of Hayin Gada, Zabi, said, on 20th September, 2018 he sent Mohammed Bello to go and reared his goats around as usual when he returned from school, on that day he was going to Marabar Gwanda, he saw the goats without seeing Mohammed Bello around, he searched for him alongside with his family members, but to no avail.
Alh. Shehu Abubakar said that after 18 days of the missing of Mohammed Bello, he received a phone call that, my son is with them and I have to pay five million Naira (N5,000,000.00) for his release, we continue bargaining until we arrived at Sixty Thousand Naira (N60,000.00), they said I should take the money to Zabi.
“I told them my younger brother will take the money to them, he went, they began to twist him up and down telling him they are looking at him and finally they asked him to keep the money and go and when he dropped the money he left, they didn’t released my son”.
“We reported the matter to our Village Head, then we reported to the Police, we gave them the number that we negotiated with the kidnappers and very quickly they tracked via a text message he sent to someone at Zabi, and he was arrested, without wasting time he led them to Hayin Gada, Zabi and called Ahmed Abdullahi that, he should come out they have some Sheikh-Visitors they are in their school, that is how he was arrested and there and there he confessed that he is the one that kidnapped Mohammed Bello since that day, he was asked of the whereabout of the boy, he led them to Likoro Area where he showed them the dead body of the boy he even started rotten, they use sack to conveyed him to the Police Station for Investigation”.
When asked of how he killed the boy, he said, he called him and take him away on arrival to the scene he tide his hand at the back and hold his neck until he finally died and he left him there.
The father called on the authority to do justice over the killing of his innocent son after collecting the money demanded from him.
Also in his comment the father of Ahmed Abdullahi the killer Malam Abdullahi Yahaya Ahmed lamented and described the situation as unfortunate.
He said, his son has a Court case which is ongoing on attempt to commit murder which he was sent to prison before he was bailed after putting pressure on me to bail him and now he has does the worst.
“I told the Police not to look for me, let him face the law and be punished according to what he committed I don’t want him anymore, and I have already denied him as my son”.
Also the Mai Anguwar Hayin Gada Malam Aliyu Musa said ever before now they have never experience such incident involving anybody in that area.
He lamented the situation saying only prayers can save the society from witnessing this kind of inhuman activities.
The remains of late Mohammed Bello has been buried on Friday at about 8.00 am after the released of the copes from the Hospital.
Confirming the incident the Police Public Relation Officer Kaduna state Command DSP Yakubu A Sabo said the suspects Ahmed Abdullahi and one Malam were under investigation at the state headquarters.