Chairman Of Kidnappers Operating In Niger State Arrested… Maitarari Isa Saidu Says He Made N470Million In 2 Operations
Police have nabbed a self-acclaimed leader of kidnappers operating in Niger state.
The suspect, 63-year-old Maitarari Isa Saidu, a father of 29 children, married to 3 wives said he switched into car theft business because kidnapping had become too risky.
Saidu said his last 2 operations fetched him 470 million naira.
35 stolen vehicles and 5 AK47 rifles were recovered from the kidnap kingpin who operated in Abuja, Yobe, Kaduna, Niger and Zamfara highways.
He was caught when his boys received and paid N400,000 for a car which he quickly took to sell for N800,000 in Kano.