By Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna
Bandits that kidnapped three members of the same family from their residents in kaduna have reportedly killed the father.
Eyewitness family sources said the Bandits stormed the residents of the family and Kidnapped them and other people in the community about three weeks ago around Eve of Christmas. Family sources said the Bandits demanded for N10millon ransom, brackets, motorbikes and several other things from the relations.
After bargaining, some money was allegedly paid, motorbikes, were purchased and supplied them at a designated primary school promises unannounced for security reasons. According to the sources, a man who delivered the ransoms were kidnapped, motorbikes later returned and replaced with brackets and others items, according to their demand. But only to discovered on Friday that the Father has been killed while the wife and daughter were released after collecting all the ransom.
“With heavy heart we wish to announce the sudden death of our Uncle who was kidnapped three weeks ago with his wife and daughter and was killed by the kidnappers who released the wife and daughter today after paying ransom. May his soul rest in peace”, the family statement stressed.
Earlier, it was gathered that the victims were kidnapped from their residents at Ungwan Gimbiya area of Kaduna state, and have communicating with family through the bandits.
Contact, Kaduna police command spokesman Muhammed Jalige could not respond.