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Gunmen abduct mother, daughter, driver on humanitarian service in Kaduna, demand N100m

Unknown Gunmen have abducted a mother and daughter, including the commercial driver conveying them to Kaduna after a humanitarian service at Mariri community in Lere Local Government Area of the state.

A source disclosed this to newsmen in Kaduna, on Sunday.

According to the source the victim, Engr. Ramatu Abarshi, and her daughter were returning to Kaduna, after a visit to Mariri village in Kajuru Local Government, and distributed household items to the less privileged.

He said it was after she distributed the items, and was coming back to Kaduna that the bandits stopped their chattered vehicle, and kidnapped them in a village, near Kasuwan Magani.

“She came to distribute cloth and other basic items to orphans ahead of the Eid-el- Fitr celebration.

“She exchanged pleasantries with dozens of people in Mariri and posed for pictures with many people before they left in the evening,” Daily Post report quoted the source said.

The source added that somewhere between ‘Crossing and Kasuwan Magani,’ their vehicle was said to have been attacked by bandits who abducted all three including the driver.

A family friend of the kidnapped victim disclosed that the bandits have made contact and demanded N100 million for the release of Engineer Ramatu and her daughter.

Efforts to reach the Kaduna Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Mohammed Jalige proved abortive, as he did not pick up his calls for comments.

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