Jungle justice: How suspected kidnapper was set ablaze in Kaduna

Jungle justice: How suspected kidnapper was set ablaze in Kaduna


//Godwin Ekosin, Kaduna//

Jungle justice: How suspected kidnapper was set ablaze in Kaduna

At Barnawa, Kaduna South Local Government area of kaduna State, angry mob, Wednesday set ablaze a suspected kidnapper (identity unknown) for allegedly kidnapped a four-year-old boy in the area.//Gobroadsheet//

Eyewitnesses account at the scene of the incident said the suspect had successfully conceded his victim, Almustapha Aruna, in a sack and kept in his tricycle (keke NAPEP).//Gobroadsheet//

It was further learnt that the boy was crying profusely which eventually attracted the attention of people in the area and his subsequent interception and questioning. //Gobroadsheet//
Recall that two men at Ngwan Sunday, Television garage, were on Tuesday arrested over the same offence even though timely intervention of security men saved them from been lynched.

The mob, who were still angry when this Correspondent visited the scene, chorusly added that the suspect could not give them any reasonable response including the name of the victim.

When Gobroasheet visited the home of the boy at No 27, Indian road, Barnawa, Kaduna, which is just a stone-throw from LEA primary school where the boy was kidnapped, the boy and his parents were still in huge shock. //Gobroadsheet//

Mother of the child, Hanatu Almustapha, said she was never suspicion that anything of such had happened to her child until sympathisers thronged into their apartment and congratulating her.

“My son left for school this morning. I never know that someone is planning to throw us into morning. I would have waited for him to come back home after the closing hour. But thank God, my son has been reunited with us,” yelled the mother.//Gobroadsheet//

However, the 38-year-old father of Haruna, Haruna Daudu Almustapha, said he couldn’t believe his eyes and ears when people rush to his house to inform him of how his son luckily rescued.//Gobroadsheet//

An eyewitness, who is simply identified as Babade, faulted the State government for not been able to do anything to nip the menace of kidnapping in the State in the bud.//Gobroadsheet//

According to him, “the State government would have provided it’s own school with adequate security before embarking on free school feeding programme.”//Gobroadsheet//

When contacted, Police Public Relations Officer in the State, DSP Zubairu Abubakar could not give details of the incident as at time of filling the report.//Gobroadsheet//

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