Kano School Teacher Kidnaps And Kills 5-Year-Old Pupil, Buries Her With A Sack (See Photos)

A Kano school teacher, who doubles as the owner of a private school known as Noble Kids School has been reportedly arrested for kidnapping and killing a 5-year-old student, Hanifa Abubakar.

According to family sources, he was one of the first people to come to her parents’ aid after the kidnapping.

“He was full of tears when he visited the family to console them over the abduction,” said the uncle of the girl, Suraj Sulaiman.

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The Kano school teacher and the last Hanifa Abubakar.

According to a police statement released on Thursday, Abdulmalik Tanko, a school teacher, was the one who kidnapped her.


“On the 4th of December, 2021, at 8:30PM, a report was received from a resident of Dakata Quarters, Nassarawa LGA, Kano State, that one Hanifa Abubakar, ‘f’, aged 5 years old, was kidnapped and a ransom of Six Million Naira (N6,000,000.00) was sought,” police said in a statement.

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The prime suspect, Abdulmalik Tanko.

“Upon receiving the report, the Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, CP Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko, fsi, swiftly met with other heads of security agencies in the state in order to work out an effective strategy on how to secure the girl’s release.

Hashim Isyaku and the prime suspect.

They quick raised a team of Operation Puff Adder led by SP Shehu Dahiru to apprehend the perpetrators.”

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“After sustained efforts and prolonged follow-up, a detective team of the Department of State Service (DSS), Kano State, arrested one Abdulmalik Mohammed Tanko,’m’, aged 30 years old, of Tudun Murtala Quarters, Nassarawa LGA, Kano State, and one Hashim Isyaku,’m’, aged 37 years old, of the same address in connection with the disappearance of the child.”

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Abdulmalik admitted during investigation that the victim, Hanifa Abubakar, was indeed his student at a private school in Kwanar Dakata, Nassarawa LGA, Kano State.

He allegedly kidnapped the young child and took her to his house, where he contacted her relatives and demanded a six-million-naira ransom (N6,000,000.00).

Medical team digging up the shallow grave.

On the 18th of December 2021, after realizing that the young child recognized him, he claimed to have poisoned the victim and conspired with one Hashim Isyaku,’m’ to take and bury her in a shallow grave in the private school premises in Kwanar ‘Yan Gana, Tudun Murtala Quarters, Nassarawa LGA, Kano State.

Decaying body of the victim being exhumed by medical experts in Kano.

“Hashim Isyaku in his own confession revealed how the main suspect, Abdulmalik, met him and one Fatima Jibreel Musa, ‘f’, 27 years old, of Layin Falaki Tudun Murtala Quarters, Nassarawa LGA Kano State, sometime in November 2021 and told them to kidnap Hanifa.”

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The said Fatima has also been taken into custody.

“The suspects took a combined DSS Kano State Team of Operatives, Kano State Police Command’s Medical Team, and Team of Operation Puff Adder to the spot where the young child was buried.

The body was unearthed and taken to Kano’s Mohammed Abdullahi Wase Specialist Hospital, where it was checked and declared dead by a medical doctor before being released to the relatives for Islamic funeral rites.

Source: Daily Nigeria.

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