Thirty-five people abducted three weeks ago at Keke B community near Millennium City in Chinkun Local Government Area of Kaduna State have regained freedom.
Naija News reports that the leader of the Joint Task Force (JTF) in the community, Uwasu Yunusa, made this known while speaking with reporters in Kaduna State on Saturday.
Yunusa said N2.5 million was paid as ransom before they were released, adding that the bandits held one person in captivity. He said the bandits will release the remaining captive until they get two motorcycles.
The JTF leader, however, said the victims were released on Friday evening and were received by residents of the community.
He said: “The 35 persons who were kidnapped three weeks ago at Keke B Millennium City in Chinkun Local Government Area of Kaduna State have regained their freedom.”
“They came back to Keke B community on Friday evening and were received by hundreds of people.”
“One person is still in captivity because the bandits said his family must give them 2 motorbikes.”
“N2.5 million was paid as ransom before they were released. The kidnapped Doctor and 15 others including women and children from Sabon Gero community also regained their freedom.”