Kidnappers killed a 15-year-old son of a medical doctor, Rilwanu Sadiq in Bauchi state after collecting N4.5 million ransom from him
Abubakar was abducted in front of his father’s house along Gombe road in Ningi Local government area in Bauchi state on April 1 2020.
Doctor Sadiq, works at the Abubakar Tafawa University Teaching hospital, Bauchi, said he was at work when he got the news of his son’s abduction. immediately he reported the matter to the neighborhood security outfit known as the state police.
Dr. Sadiq said his son’s abductors contact him and initially demanded for N3 million ransom which he paid. Later on they demanded for another N1.5 million. He said he had to pay so he could get his son back
“We were giving them at intervals. They got ?2 million hand-to-hand from me. The balance of ?2.5 was paid into about five bank accounts. But they kept asking for more. That was when I said I can’t bear it anymore, not knowing that they will even kill my son.” Dr Sadiq told Premiumtimes
The dead body of his son was found inside an uncompleted building not far from their home on Sunday April 12. The Father said he believes that his son’s killers, based on his kidnap and where his body was buried, are well acquainted with his family.
Commenting on the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, Kamal Datti, said two persons have been arrested in relation with the death.
“Two suspects have been arrested in relation to the death, and investigation is on” Datti said