December 3, 2022

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have released 29 abducted wedding guests in Zamfara State.

Inside Arewa Media reported that the bandits had on June 13, abducted 29 wedding guests while returning from Tambuwal LGA in Sokoto State.

They had demanded for N145million naira ransom before they could be released

However, on June 23, 2022, Secretary of the Global Systems Mobile, GSM Dealers Union in Gusau, Ashiru Zurmi confirmed the release of the victims, but did not say if ransom was paid or not.

The Zamfara Police Command’s Public Relations Officer did not pick his calls for confirmation.

But Zurmi said the 29 victims were released Thursday evening and that they were on their way to Gusau, as of the time of filing this report.

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