Operatives of the Nigerian Police Force have arrested two principal suspects, aged 12 and 14 for kidnapping a three-year-old boy in Potiskum, Yobe.
ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, the Public Relations Officer of the command disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday in Damaturu.
Abdulkarim said, “The victim, aged three, was kidnapped and later released by his assailants after they collected N50,000 ransom”.
“The police apprehended two principal suspects. The first one is 14-years-old while the second suspect is aged 12. The third suspect is on the run.”
He said the police have begun an investigation into the matter and efforts are being made to arrest the fleeing suspect.