A Kamal Bala Yunusa, has been arrested for allegedly kidnapping his three-year-old nephew by the Kastina State Police Command.
Kamal is a younger brother to the victim’s mother.
The Punch reported that the boy was rescued a hotel in Kastina, where he had been drugged with a cough mixture before the police revived him in a hospital at about 3am on Friday.
The Police Public Relations Officer of the State, Salish Agaisa, told journalists during a parade of Kamal and another suspect, Muhammed Abubakar Sadiq, Friday evening that both suspects with other two suspects, Abubakar Idris and Dabo Muhammed in Kaduna conspired to kidnap the child from a ransom of N4 million from Tundun Wada area in Kaduna.
The suspects were also accused of stealing a Peugeot 407 which they used in transporting the victim to Kaduna.
The command said efforts are being made by the police to return the boy to Kaduna.