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Kidnapped Zamfara Muslim Worshippers Regain Freedom After Days In Captivity

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Kidnapped Zamfara Muslim Worshippers Regain Freedom After Days In Captivity

One person died in the bandits’ camp as a result of torture.

43 Muslim worshippers who were kidnapped at the Zugu community in Bukkuyum Local Government Area of Zamfara state have regained their freedom.

Afrika Eyes gathered that they were on Tuesday night, at about 10:30 pm after the payment of a five million Naira ransom.

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Sources say the kidnappers also requested and got supplies of several jerry cans of petrol.

Members of the Zugu community disclosed that 44 persons were kidnapped from the village but one person died in the bandits’ camp as a result of torture.

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The other 43, however, returned to the village unhurt and have since been reunited with their families.

Meanwhile,  the police are yet to give full details of the release, however, after the abductions, the Zamfara command deployed additional tactical operatives to the area to ensure that normalcy returns.

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The state’s Commissioner of Police, CP Kolo Yusuf, also assured of the command’s commitment to rid the state of criminal activities and appealed for continuous support and collaboration to all the security operatives to achieve this mandate.

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