Police arrest man for ‘abducting, killing’ six-year-old cousin in Kaduna

Source: TheCable

Incident overview:

  • Abdulazeez Idris was arrested by the Kaduna police for allegedly abducting and killing his six-year-old cousin, Aisha Dahiru, in Zaria.
  • The girl was kidnapped on her way to Islamiya school and later recognized the suspect while in captivity, leading to her tragic death.
  • The suspect demanded a ransom of ₦8,000,000 for the girl’s safe return.
  • The case was transferred to the Anti Kidnapping Unit of SCID, Kaduna, where Abdulazeez Idris was traced and arrested in Makarfi Local Government.


The abduction and killing of six-year-old Aisha Dahiru by her cousin Abdulazeez Idris in Zaria is a heartbreaking and disturbing incident. This tragedy serves as a stark reminder of the importance of vigilance and child safety within communities. It is essential for authorities to thoroughly investigate the case and ensure that justice is served for the victim and her family. Such acts of violence against children must be met with swift and decisive action to prevent similar tragedies in the future.

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Police arrest man for ‘abducting, killing’ six-year-old cousin in Kaduna

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