Abducted 10-year-old Girl Found Inside a Refrigerator

A suspect Aminu Garba has been arrested following the abduction of a 10-year-old girl identified as Hanifa Garba at Unguwar Gara Village, Kauru Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

Confirming this in a statement made available to newsmen on Tuesday, the Kaduna State Police command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Mansir Hassan, stated that the abducted girl was hidden inside a refrigerator.

He said “On Saturday, at about 1400hrs, the mother of the abducted girl, Uwaila Idris of Unguwar Gara Village of Kauru Local Government Area of the state, reported the disappearance of her daughter.”

“She came to the police station and reported that on April 26, at about 1300hrs one Aminu Garba of the same address allegedly abducted her 10-year-old daughter named Hanifa Garba in his shop,” he said.

Hassan said when the suspect was asked about Hanifa’s whereabouts, he denied any knowledge of where she was.

“The suspect denied seeing her and went back to his shop, covered the girl’s mouth with a Hijab (veil) and forced her into a refrigerator, and padlocked her inside.

”The youths in the area insisted on searching the shop, after which Hanifa was found locked inside the refrigerator.

“The suspect was immediately arrested, while investigation is ongoing to establish the real motive behind the suspect’s action.”

“The suspect would be charged in court on completion of the ongoing discreet investigations,” he added.

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