Bandits free 5 family members for N4 million, wine in Abuja


By Ismail Auwal

Bandits released five kidnapped family members in exchange for N4 million, wine, and food.

The released victims  abducted at Bukpe community of Wako Ward in Kwali Area Council of the FCT on August 22, 2022 were identified as Ibrahim Dakwoi Bukpe, Monica Ibrahim, John Dakwoi Bukpe, Yabuku Dakwoi Bukpe and Margaret Yakubu.

A family relation of the victims, John Dakwoi, was killed by the bandits after a gun was said to have been recovered from his house.

The Village Head of Bukpe, Alhaji Hussaini Shamdozhi, confirmed the release of the victims to Daily Trust.

He said the victims returned home around 6pm on Sunday after N4m, two bags of rice, spaghetti, recharge cards, wine and drugs were given to their abductors.

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