A businessman has been killed by suspected gunmen in Kebbi State, while his daughter-in-law was kidnapped and the kidnappers have demanded N100 million ransom from the family for the release of the woman.
The gunmen had killed the businessman identified as Yusuf Garkar-Bore in Gulma town of Kebbi and abducted Mrs Aisha Yusuf.
According to The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) a member of the family who did not want his name mentioned, told newsmen that the gunmen had demanded N100 million ransom from the family.
He said, “They have called us and demanded that the ransom of N100 million must be paid for the woman to be released.”
”We told them that we don’t have such kind of money and we reminded that when they invaded our house they took away a bag that contained N1 million”.
The spokesperson of the state command, DSP Nafiu Abubakar, while speaking on the incident stated that they are not aware of the ransom demand.
He further stated that the police are working to secure the release of the abducted woman.