Nigerian Tribune reports that the suspect was allegedly a specialist in using her beauty to lure men into relationships and would later kidnap them for ransom.
Hauwa who earned the reputation of a notorious kidnapper has reportedly confessed to her role in the abduction of all her boyfriends who she lured into relationships with her beauty, and they were only released after the payment of ransom to her accomplices.
She was also said to have confessed to raping some of her victims as a result of her strong sexual appetite, especially after consuming some illicit drugs.
Hauwa was recently arrested in Abuja where she confessed to the police that she was behind the kidnapping of many people close to her, including her three boyfriends.
According to Hauwa, her first boyfriend was rich and very caring, but she realised that the man had several other girlfriends. So, she decided to make money from him by kidnapping him.
Recalling how her first boyfriend was kidnapped on their way out from the hotel where they spent some time together, Hauwa said:
“Unknown to him [her boyfriend], I have planned with other members (of my gang) how he would be kidnapped. After several negotiations, he paid two million naira and I collected two hundred thousand as my share.
“Even though he did not know I planned his kidnap, when he was released he still wanted us to continue with our relationship.”
She also confessed to organizing the kidnap of her second boyfriend who was abducted after stopping by the roadside to buy some things.Hauwa said;
“He paid the sum of one million naira as ransom and I collected fifty thousand naira as my share.”
Her third boyfriend who was not rich like the others, paid after N500,000 for his release and it was gathered that she spent more time with him than others.
Hauwa also disclosed that she planned the kidnap of her best friend Zainab, after she overheard her talking about getting a credit alert of N600,000. She said:
“I thought that the best thing to do was to kidnap her and collect the money from her. Eventually, I kidnapped her.”
Zainab did not survive the torture she was subjected to after being kidnapped as she died from the injuries she sustained.
After her friend’s death, Hauwa reportedly ransacked Zainab’s room, took her ATM card and withdrew all the money in her account. She also took her friend’s car which she repainted and sold including other personal belongings.
The female kidnapper who was arrested by operatives of the Inspector General of Police Special Squad led by Abba Kyari, is reportedly helping the police in their investigation of other kidnappings in different parts of the North.
Meanwhile, KanyiDaily had reported how a suspected female kidnapper was given a beating of her life after she was caught trying to steal a two-month-old baby from a house in Imo State.