The Police Command in Nassarawa State has arrested a man along with two others for allegedly stealing a three-year-old boy in Angwan Masachin, Jam’a Keffi, Keffi Local Government Area of the state. DSP Kennedy Idirisu, the command’s spokesman, said on Friday in Lafia that the suspects were arrested on January 16.
The arrest was made following a report by one Mr. Daniel Abu at the Keffi Police Station over the disappearance of his son.
The two of the suspects were arrested by detectives from the division for allegedly conspiring and kidnapping the boy .
It was gathered that during interrogation, the suspects confessed to stealing the child and selling same to a woman in Masaka, Karu Local Government Area of the state for N75,000. According to the PPRO, the woman was arrested and six other children suspected to have been stolen were recovered from her custody.
The State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, (SCIID) has taken over the investigation.