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General News of Wednesday, 21 July 2021


Kidnappers capture 38-year-old man in Jigawa, demand N60m

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A 38-year-old man has been captured by suspected kidnappers in the Kiyawa Local Government Area of Jigawa State.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the state police command, ASP Lawan Shiisu, disclosed to the media that the suspects allegedly abducted the victim identified as Lawan Zakar at his residence at Dankoli quarters, on July 17, 2021.

“On July 17, at about 5:50 am, one Aliyu Zakar of Dankoli quarters in Kiyawa LGA came to the police station and reported that on the same date at about 3 am, a gang of five criminals jumped into the house of his brother one Lawal Zakar, aged 38, of the same address.

"The suspects demanded 60 million from him whereas it was N60,000 that was brought to him on the fateful night by his boy,” he said.

He further explained that the suspects raided the whole house and seized the victim's phone and those of his wives. He said the suspects, who used a car, later took the victim away.

According to the police spokesperson, efforts are being made to get the suspects arrested and rescue the victim.

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