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Terrorists Demand N100m Ransom For Kidnapped Kaduna Worshippers

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Bandit terrorists who kidnapped over 30 worshippers from two churches in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State have demanded N100 million as ransom for the release of the victims.

Naija News had reported that the gunmen on Sunday morning killed three worshippers of Maranatan Baptist Church and St. Moses Catholic Church in Kajuru LGA and abducted several others.

Also, the Kaduna government through the State Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, confirmed the attack and the killing of the worshippers.

In a chat with journalsist on Monday, the traditional ruler of Aungwan Fada at Rubu community in Kajuru, Elisha Mari, said that he was abducted alongside other residents of the community on Sunday.

He stated this when Heads of Security Agencies and officials of the state government visited him on an on-the-spot assessment tour of the attacked communities.

Mari disclosed that the bandits set him on self recognition and asked him to go and look for N100m as ransom to release other victims.

The monarch revealed that the terrorists rode on over 30 motorbikes into the villagers and took the victims about two hours before they could arrive at the bandits camp where the over 30 hostages were kept.

He added that he regained his freedom from the hoodlums based on the fact that he is a traditional ruler and that the bandits asked him to go and raise the N100m ransom before the abducted worshippers could be set free.