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Three Arrested in Kano over Threat Messages

03 Jan 2013

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Ibrahim Shuaibu

Three people have been  arrested in Kano by the police for  sending threat text messages to wealthy individuals and politicians demanding huge amount of money.

State Police Commissioner Ibrahim Idris said the suspects were in the habit of threatening  their victims to release money to them or they will be killed.


The three suspects  said to be from   Maiduguri, Borno state  but residing at Naibawa quarters in Kano, confessed to be  members of  the terrorists group whose modus operandi was to make a GSM call to their victims, presenting themselves as members of  terrorists group.

Addressing reporters in Kano on Thursday, the Police Commissioner disclosed named the suspects as Mohammed Hassan, Abati Hassan and Babandi Mohammed. He said  the suspects  are cooperating with the Police in their investigations.

Tags: ARRESTED, Featured, Kano, News, Nigeria, Threat Messages

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