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General News of Monday, 25 July 2022


Bandits release three Kaduna-Abuja train victims

Abductors of Kaduna-Abuja train victims have released three from the remaining 43 victims in their custody.

Bandits had on Sunday, flogged the 43 victims, threatened to Kidnap President Muhammad Buhari and Kaduna Governor Nasir El-Rufai.

The three victims are two males and a female, may have been among those who received serious beating on Sunday.

They were, however, released around 11am Monday morning, their relatives picked them up along the Kaduna-Abuja road

Although it was not immediately confirmed as at the time of filing this report if a ransom was paid, it was, however, learnt that 40 victims are still with kidnappers in the forest.

DSP Mohammed Jalige, Kaduna Police Public Relations Officer did not pick his calls for confirmation