Katsina: Bandits free 30 more captives after deal with govt

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Repentant bandits in Katsina have released additional 30 kidnapped victims, following the dialogue initiated by the state government with their leaders.

The victims were presented to Gov. Aminu Masari at the Government House on Sunday in Katsina.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the victims were kidnapped by the bandits from Kankara and Shimfida, both in Jibia Local Government area of the state.

They were thereafter taken to their hideout in Damsadau forest, Zamfara State, where they spent some weeks.

Addressing the victims, Masari said that government would continue to persuade the bandits to release more kidnapped people until all of them were freed.

He directed that the released victims be taken to hospital for medical check up before reuniting them with their respective families.

One of the victims, Zinatu Sani from Kankara, while narrating her ordeal in the hands of the bandits, said that she was kidnapped from her matrimonial home, with two of her children.

She said that the bandits demanded for a N20 million ransom before they could release her and the children.

Sani explained that the ransom was later reduced to N6 million which, she said, her family could still not afford to pay.

She said that the suspected bandits used to give them rice to cook, with only water and salt.

“For 55 days, we slept in an open place without a roof, not minding the rainfall or heat,” she lamented.

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Katsina government is working hard. well done 


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Shadrack Calvin
4 weeks ago

Good of you to hear about captive.....


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Divine Phillips
4 weeks ago

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Ok


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Moses Ime Etim
4 weeks ago

The World is coming to an end 


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Olumide Pius
4 weeks ago

Alright...

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Moses Ime Etim
4 weeks ago

Hmmmm 

Thanks to the government for rescuing life 


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Well acted scripts. 


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Emmanuel Agha
4 weeks ago

Good deal too


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nice one katsina
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Owonikoko Shaafi
4 weeks ago

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Bongilli Joyce
4 weeks ago

Bandit negotiating lives of law abiding citizens


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Samuel Bernard
4 weeks ago

Well now they have another chance


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Chukwu Michael
4 weeks ago

is working hard. well done


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Owonikoko Shaafi
4 weeks ago

Well acted scripts


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Nice update okay


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Korieocha Stella
4 weeks ago


 

OK..... ......
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Desmond Okeke
4 weeks ago

they are trying


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captive deal
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That's a good news. 


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Ibrahim Abubakar
4 weeks ago

When Government should stop deal with them


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