Kidnapper Pleads To Be Publicly Executed By Hanging, Seeks Forgiveness From Victim’s Father

Kidnapper Pleads To Be Publicly Executed By Hanging, Seeks Forgiveness From Victim’s Father

Anas Saidu, a 26-year-old man who kidnapped and killed 16-year-old Tijjani Saidu in Kano, made a strange request.


The young man has called for a public execution by hanging, according to the Daily Trust.

He also begs and wants the public to help him beg the victim’s father for forgiveness on his behalf.

Speaking when he led a team of police detectives and medical personnel to a farm located in Kauyen Hayin Gwarmai in Kwanar Dangora of the Bebeji local government area in Kano, where he buried the victim’s body, sSidu said: “This is my first and not my habit.

“I am pleading with the Kano state government for public execution and the death penalty by hanging and please seek forgiveness from the father of the victim and people should help me to do so as well,” he said.

“I know the father of the victim, he lives in our area, I demanded N1.3m but they didn’t give me anything,” he added.

DSP state police command spokesman Abdullahi Kiyawa said on November 9 that the victim’s father, Alhaji Kabiru, reported that his daughter had been kidnapped and his kidnappers had approached to demand N1.3m and 20,000 MTN of airtime. .

After two weeks of investigation ordered by the state police commissioner, the defendant was arrested and led us to where she was buried, he added.

He said that the defendant took the victim to that place where he strangled, killed and buried his body.

“The police are here with the medical team to exhume his body for a medical examination and hand it over to the family for proper burial.”
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