The quartet of Joshua Yohanna, 22; Musa Ibrahim, 25; Nafiu Umar, 32; and Kabir Lawal, 28; were arrested in Kafur Local Government Area of Katsina state.

Through a phone call, they threatened to kidnap and kill Haruna Bello and Nuhu Yusuf of Gozaki town if they refused to pay a ransom of three million naira.

The victims have already sent N300,000 to them with a promise to send the remaining amount later to avoid being kidnapped or killed.

But the duo later reported to the police and the police Special Anti Robbery Squad swung into action and arrested of the suspects.

The four suspects have confessed to have committed the act and the police recovered the SIM card they used in sending threat messages to their victims.

ALSO READ: POLICE ARREST 100+ SUSPECTS, 22 OFFICERS INJURED

Sometimes, its smarter to keep things simple by reporting to the police on time. The command’s spokesman, DSP Gambo Isa, said this much on Monday.

The spokesman said that the suspects were the syndicate terrorising people of Kafur and Danja Local Government Areas of the state.

And they did not stop there, the police arrested four other suspected kidnappers – Mubarak Babangida, 21; Abubakar Lawal, 19; Aliyu Lawal, 22; and Nura Abdulhamid, 22.

These ones were arrested in Katsina following a tip off.

The suspects were arrested with female dresses while they were planning to kidnap a four-year-old boy.

FOR MORE FRESH STORIES, DOWNLOAD BOUNCE NEWS APP HERE

WATCH: Buhari has the right to contest again... Nigerians speak