Hawa Yinusa, the woman who leads a kidnap and robbery gang, has been arrested alongside her gang members Nura Dahiru and Buhari Hamisu.
The kidnap gang led by the woman, orchestrated most of kidnaps and robbery in Nasarawa-Abuja-Plateau axis, and a gang member was killed in the exchange of fire with the Inspector General of Police Strike Force.
The suspect whose latest victim was a businesswoman identified as Aisha Haruna, was arrested when she went to Aisha Haruna’s bank, owner of the Honda car, to withdraw Aisha’s money. NAN reported that Hawa from Nasarawa State, killed Aisha and her body was abandoned in a bush at Uke town in Nasarawa. Her bales of clothes in the car were stolen as well. Three AK47 Rifles, 38 bullets and a Honda Hennessey car was recovered from the suspects who were arrested after killing the businesswoman.
“Hawa Yinusa further went to court and swore to an affidavit claiming that the victim was her sister before she died and was in the process of withdrawing from the Bank about One Million Naira (N1,000,000.00) belonging to the victim before she was arrested,” said the police spokesman Jimoh Moshood.
“The suspect, Hawa Yinusa and her gang have carried out several kidnappings between Abuja, Nasarawa and Plateau States. They have also been involved and confessed to other forms of kidnappings of innocent people, collecting their ATM Cards and withdrawing their money before releasing them. Some of their victims have come forward to the Police investigator and identified them.
“They will be charged to court on completion of Investigation”, the police said.