Jigawa: 10 Kidnappers Take 1 Woman Hostage

In Jigawa State, about ten kidnappers have reportedly taken hostage, the wife of a former Local Government Council Chairman, Alh. Ahmed Yahaya Marke.

It was gathered that the men, armed, forcefully invaded the residence of the past chairman, on Wednesday 14, at precisely 1:00 am.

Without any prior suspicion, the ex-chairman’s wife, Hajiya Fatima, became a victim of circumstance following the storming of their private apartment.

Her abduction is coming days after the announcement that the kidnapped Emir of Kajuru, Alhassan Adamu, regained his freedom.

He secured his freedom at about 5:00 pm after spending a night in the custody of the bandits.

Kidnappers Yet to Demand Ransom

Meanwhile, Hajia Fatima, the first wife of the former LGA chairman, was scooped away by the kidnappers who arrived on motorcycles.

Aliyu Ahmed, child of the abducted victim, confirmed this information to channels television, noting that the abductors had reached out to the family members but haven’t demanded any payment.

“Four of the gunmen entered our father’s home all armed, while six others were outside. They beat the women in the house and whisked away my mother on their motorcycle. learnt that the police public relations officer in the state, ASP Lawan Shisu, also confirmed the incident to the Media.

He noted that police are working with other security agencies to track down the gunmen, and in the process, set the former chairman’s wife free.

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