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BREAKING: Bandits ‘release’ another set of kidnapped Abuja residents

Seven residents abducted from Sagwari Estate in Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, have been released.

It was reported how bandits raided the estate opposite Government Girls Secondary School (GGSS) Dutse, around 8 pm penultimate Sunday and abducted 10 residents.

Their abductors had given a deadline for the payment of ransom, and failure of the family to meet their demand led to the killing of Nabeeha.

The captives murdered were Talatu Salihu, a 500 level student of Library and Information Science, Bayero University Kano (BUK), a staff member of a hotel on the state; Akpagher Joseph Terzungwe; and 13-year-old Mitchell Ariyo.

After killing them, the kidnappers hiked the ransom of the remaining victims and set a deadline of Wednesday.

Sources in the facility who spoke on Sunday afternoon disclosed that the seven remaining victims, a female hotel receptionist, a mother and her three children, as well as two little children, had been released to their respected family members.

He, however, disclosed that both families have to an undisclosed location.

The development comes after the four remaining siblings of late Nabeeha Al-Kadriyah, who was killed in captivity, regained freedom.

The sisters were abducted alongside their father early January.

After killing the victim, the bandits raised the ransom from N60 million to N100 million, threatening to kill the remaining sisters.

But as of the time of filing this report (12:30 am on Sunday), the girls had regained freedom and arrived their Abuja residence where they were abducted.

 

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