Nigerian Police Arrest Kaduna Resident For Abducting, Hiding 10-Year-Old Girl In Refrigerator

A suspect has been arrested in connection with the abduction of a 10-year-old girl at Unguwar Gara Village, Kauru Local Government Area of Kaduna State. 

It was learnt that the abducted girl was hidden inside a refrigerator.

The Kaduna State Police command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Mansir Hassan, confirmed the arrest of the suspect in a statement issued on Tuesday. 

He said “On Saturday, at about 1400hrs, the mother of the abducted girl, Uwaila Idris of Unguwar Gara Village of Kauru Local Government Area of the state, reported the disappearance of her daughter.”

“She came to the police station and reported that on April 26, at about 1300hrs one Aminu Garba of the same address allegedly abducted her 10-year-old daughter named Hanifa Garba in his shop,” he said.

Hassan said when the suspect was asked about Hanifa’s whereabouts, he denied any knowledge of where she was.

“The suspect denied seeing her and went back to his shop, covered the girl’s mouth with a Hijab (veil) and forced her into a refrigerator, and padlocked her inside.

”The youths in the area insisted on searching the shop, after which Hanifa was found locked inside the refrigerator.

“The suspect was immediately arrested, while investigation is ongoing to establish the real motive behind the suspect’s action.” 

“The suspect would be charged in court on completion of the ongoing discreet investigations,” he added.

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