Bandits Release Village Head After Paying N5 million Instead Of N10 million Demanded


Joy has been restored in the Wushishi Local Government Area of Niger State, as

Two wives of the District Head of Zungeru were freed after being abducted by Bandits.  Reports had it that about bandits invaded the town weeks ago at night.

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The bandits abducted the head of the community, Mallam Mustapha Madaki, and his two wives. The operation reportedly lasted for about 30 minutes. The village head Madaki Zungeru was in hiding but was later captured by the Bandits and taken away forcefully.


According to reports, it was said that the Bandits returned for negotiations, asking the community to pay a ransom of 10million Naira, 100 smartphones, and 5 Bajaj Bikes for them to free the abducted 3.

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Finally, the villagers were able to raise the sum of 5million Naira, and they were released. Currently, the village head has been taken to Abuja for a proper medical check-up.