Police authorities Tuesday in Kano confirmed the killing of a 11-year old Musa Salisu of Naibawa quarters in Kano metropolis.
According Kano state police Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Musa Magaji Majia, Salisu, a primary six pupil was abducted by suspected kidnappers and slaughtered in cold blood when his abductors could not receive ransom.
Magaji said the pupil was abducted by unknown assailants by 2.00pm Monday at Naibawa quarters of the metropolis.
Late Musa was sent on errand within the neighborhood around 2pm when yet to be identified hoodlums abducted him.
According to The Nation,the Police spokesman also confirmed that two suspects have been arrested in connection with the abduction of the case, adding that the boy’s throat was slit when police discovered the dead body.
Speaking with uncle to the late Musa Salisu, Abubakar Kafinta said
“it was not immediately clear that the boy was abducted until three hours on when an unidentified person phoned the family about the unfortunate development.”
He explained that “the abductors demanded for half a million naira ransom to release the boy or else his life”.According to late Musa’s uncle, “the matter was promptly reported to the police, while concerted effort was made to meet their demand”.
Kafinta who was on tears revealed that “we called them through the same line this morning for a deal only to learnt that the boy has been slaughtered.”
The abductors further gave us details description of where they deposited the corpse along eastern bypass.”
Kafinta who could not controlled his emotion revealed that “We have recovered the lifeless body performed the Fidau and buried him at Naibawa cemetery according to Muslim rites.”