Kidnapped Five-Year-Old Girl, Hanifa Murdered By Teacher

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Five-year-old girl, Hanifa Abubakar.


A five-year-old girl, Hanifa Abubakar, who was kidnapped in Kano State last year, has been confirmed dead.

The Public Relations Officer of the Kano Police Command, Haruna Kiyawa, confirmed this to journalists on Friday.

Hanifa was said to have been kidnapped in December and her abductors, one of which was her teacher, had demanded N6 million ransom.

But according to the police, after collecting the N6 million, she was murdered and buried in a shallow grave.

“On investigation, Abdulmalik confessed that the victim, Hanifa was his student at a private school in Kwanar Dakata, Nassarawa LGA, Kano State. He kidnapped her and took her to his house where he contacted her relatives and demanded a ransom of Six Million Naira (N6,000,000),” the PPRO said.

“On the 18/12/2021, having realised that the victim recognized him, he claimed to have poisoned her to death, conspired with one Hashim Isyaku and buried her in a shallow grave within the private school premises located at Kwanar ‘Yan Gana, Tudun Murtala Quarters, Nassarawa LGA, Kano State.”

Details shortly…

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