The Nigerian Police Drive has arrested two younger boys aged 12 and 14 for kidnapped of a 3-year-old in Potiskum, Yobe State.
The state Public Relations Officer of the command stated in a press release on Tuesday, October 5 that the assailants kidnapped the sufferer and solely launched him after accumulating a sum of N50,000 ransom.
He additionally revealed that the Assailants have been 14 and 12 of age whereas the third suspect was on the run. He added that efforts have been been made to apprehend the third assailant for kidnapping.
He stated: “The sufferer, aged three, was kidnapped and later launched by his assailants after they collected N50,000 ransom.
“The police apprehended two principal suspects. The primary one is 14-years-old whereas the second suspect is aged 12. The third suspect is on the run.”
In accordance with a report by SBM Intelligence, a gaggle that’s devoted to gathering and analyzing information in Nigeria and West Africa, a complete of about 2,371 individuals have been kidnapped within the first half of the 12 months with a median of 13 individuals kidnapped every day.
The report additionally acknowledged that as of June 30 a complete of 10bn has been demanded as ransom by kidnappers.
The info used for the collation by the group was gotten from media reviews and the nationwide safety tracker of the Council of International Relations