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Anxiety as abducted Zamfara Speaker’s father dies in captivity

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Alhaji Abubakar, the daddy of the Speaker, Zamfara State Home of Meeting, Hon. Nasiru Magarya who was lately kidnapped by bandits, has died whereas in captivity.

DAILY POST recollects that the sufferer who was the District Head of Magarya village, was alongside different residents of the realm, together with relations, kidnapped in early August by armed males suspected to be bandits terrorizing components of the State.

Nonetheless, 16 victims, together with a three-month outdated child Khadija Muazu, and her mom Hauwa Muazu, have been rescued by the State police command on Saturday.

The State Commissioner of Police, CP Ayuba Elkanah who confirmed the rescue, stated the victims have been deserted by their abductors who’re fleeing the forest following offensives been unleashed towards them by safety operatives.

The commissioner acknowledged that the speaker’s father was nonetheless lacking as he couldn’t be discovered amongst the rescued victims.

Subsequently, the elder brother of the deceased, Malam Dahiru Magarya who was among the many launched kidnapped victims advised newsmen within the State that the Speaker’s father had died of coronary heart assault whereas within the abductors’ den.

“One of many bandits’ kingpins popularly often called Kachalla knowledgeable me that my brother died attributable to coronary heart failure whereas in captivity.

“We have been separated after they kidnapped us, they took my brother to a different camp however it was Kachalla, one of many commanders of the bandits that advised me in regards to the dying of my brother which was a results of a coronary heart assault hours earlier than our rescue,” he stated.

The State’s Police Public Relations Officer, SP Muhammed Shehu couldn’t be reached as of the time of submitting this report. His cellphone line was not reachable in the mean time.

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