3 Out Of 26 Hostages Killed Over Failure To Pay N20 Million Ransom In Kaduna

3 Out Of 26 Hostages Killed Over Failure To Pay N20 Million Ransom In Kaduna

According to reports, three out of 26 hostages has been killed over failure to pay N20 million ransom in Kaduna State.

Three out of 26 persons kidnapped from Ungwan Bulus village have been executed by terrorists on Monday night, with threats of killing more by noon Monday, if demands are not met.

The Chief of Ungwan Bulus, Gideon Haruna Goni, confirmed this to newsmen who visited his palace on Tuesday.

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He said that the terrorists called the community to inform that they should go and pick corpses of those killed around Dutse Community, along the Kaduna-Abuja highway.

“They have threatened to kill more, especially women if their demands are not met. 26 were abducted, one was released, three were killed,” Goni said.

“The one that was released was based on health grounds. He has liver problem.”

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Goni said the bandits invaded the community around 8pm on March 31, shot and killed two people, while 26 were abducted.

“We came together as a community, raised some amount and they called us and told us to pick corpses of victim’s from Dutse,” he said.

“I am appealing to them not to kill anyone, we are appealing to the state and federal government as well as religious clerics to come to our rescue so that the killings will stop.”

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One of those whose family members were kidnapped said that they have been able to raise N7m, but the terrorists insist on the N20m or they will keep killing the victims.

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