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Bandits free Zamfara health workers, return N5 million ransom

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Three well being employees in Zamfara State who had been kidnapped final Saturday alongside the Gusau Dansadau freeway in Maru Native Governmen, have been launched.

 

The well being employees together with Muhammad Mansur, a medical physician, in control of Dansadau Normal Hospital Dansadau, within the Maru council space, had been reportedly kidnapped after being ambushed. 

 

Premium Occasions additionally reported that the bandits returned a N5 million ransom paid for the discharge of the well being employees.

 

The kidnap victims had been launched on Friday morning, July 1, after cattle herders who’re dedicated to an enduring peace with the Dansadau farming communities, intervened and secured the discharge of the well being employees in addition to stopping the fee of the N5 million ransom the bandits demanded.

 

A conventional ruler, Mustapha Umar, mentioned the involved cattle herders escorted the ransom bearer, Sama’ila Nagogo, to the supply location the place they caught the armed bandits, and took them to their superiors.

 

Umar disclosed that the cattle herders requested the bandits to free the suspects and return the N5 million ransom, and so they did that.

 

He mentioned; 

 

“The ransom was returned to the proprietor, Mamman Tsafe, whose kids had been among the many kidnapped victims.

“We discovered that the bandits are common within the space and doubtless not conscious of the peace truce entered between the crop farmers and the cattle herders within the Dansadau Emirate.”

 

The residents of Dansadau entered a truce final 12 months with cattle herders, together with armed bandits, within the district. The truce was reached after years of tit-for-tat assaults within the space.

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