Hoodlums abduct 38-year-old man from Jigawa residence, demand N60m

Hoodlums abduct 38-year-old man from Jigawa residence, demand N60m

The Jigawa Police Command says a 38-year-old man, identified as Lawan Zakar, has been abducted from his residence in Kiyawa Local Government Area of the state.The Police Public Relations Officer, Jigawa Police Command, ASP Lawan Shiisu, confirmed the incident in Dutse on Wednesday.Shiisu said the assailants allegedly abducted the victim at his residence at Dankoli quarters, on July 17.

"On July 17, at about 5:50 a.m., one Aliyu Zakar of Dankoli quarters in Kiyawa LGA came to the police station and reported that on the same date at about 3 a.m., a gang of five criminals jumped into the house of his brother, one Lawal Zakar, aged 38, of the same address.

"The suspects demanded 60 million from him whereas it was N60,000 that was brought to him on a fateful night by his boy."

He explained that the suspects ransacked the whole house, seized the phone of the victim and those of his wives.

The police spokesman added that the suspects later took the victim away in a getaway car.

According to him, efforts were in top gear to rescue the victim, as well as arrest the suspects.

The News Agency of Nigeria recalls that suspected gunmen had on July 14, kidnapped a 47-year-old housewife in Marke village, Kaugama Local Government Area of the state.


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