JUST IN: Zamfara lecturer’s wife, two daughters released after paying ransom

JUST IN: Zamfara lecturer’s wife, two daughters released after paying ransom

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The abducted wife and two daughters of a lecturer with the Federal College of Education Technical Gusau in Zamfara State, Dr Abdurrazak Muazu, have regained their freedom after the sum of N10m was paid as ransom.

A family member, Mohammed Bello said the victims were released in the early hours of Monday after their abductors, who earlier demanded the sum of N50m agreed to collect N10m.

The wife, Binta Umar Jabaka and their two daughters, Maryam Abdurrazak and Hafsat Abdurrazak, were kidnapped in their house, in Mareri village, on the outskirts of Gusau town at 1am in the early hours of Saturday, January 1, 2022.

A staff of the institution, Mohammad Lawal said that the gunmen entered into the house of Dr Abdurrazak in an attempt to abduct him but didn't find him as he had hid in the ceiling.

Lawal said, “The gunmen jumped over the wall and entered into Dr Abdurrazak’s residence in order to kidnap him but he escaped through the ceiling.”

“They searched the house for over an hour looking for him, but when they could not see him, they abducted his wife, Binta and his two daughters, Maryam and Hafsat.”

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