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Gunmen, Abduct Four in Abuja, Demands N200m Ransom



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Some gunmen on Wednesday, March 24, raided residents of Kiyi town in Kuje Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), abducting at least four persons.

Daily Trust has reported, that One Mr. Salami Olalekan, a member of staff of the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCTA), is said to be among those abducted.

The newspaper further noted that an elder brother of the victim, William Salami, said the kidnappers made contact and demanded the sum of N200 million, N50 million for each hostage.

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He said; “The kidnappers called once, asked for N50 million ransom for one person and when they came.”

‘When they raided the houses, they did not carry any property, except a cooking pot, probably to be cooking in the bush.”

Roundnews24 gathered, three other victims are a motorcycle rider, a technician, and a taxi driver.

Mr. Miriam Yusuf, the FCT police command spokesperson, has confirmed the development. He said that the police command has launched an investigation into the incident.

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He said;

“We have launched an operation to rescue the victims and apprehend the fleeing suspects.”

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