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How Community Mobilised, Rescued 12 Men, 3 Women From Kidnappers In Taraba




The youths of Donga Native Authorities Space of Taraba State have rescued 15 farmers from their abductors.


The farmers had been kidnapped by gunmen on Saturday whereas engaged on a farm within the native authorities space.

In line with a report within the Vanguard newspaper, the farmers which comprise 12 males and three ladies had been on a bunch farming expedition after they had been picked up by the gunmen.

It was learnt that they had been lined and brought alongside a bush path to fulfill one other set of gunmen.

Nevertheless, a search and rescue workforce organised by the youth within the space led to the discharge of the abductees whereas two of the abductors had been nabbed by the workforce drawn from Suntai, in Bali LGA, and Mararaba in Donga LGA.

Chief of Suntai Chiefdom stated, HRH Umaru Haruna, “the farmers are residents in Suntai however they went for group farming expedition within the farm of considered one of their good friend in Donga.

“Whereas they had been on the farm, the gunmen seized them and led them throughout the bush path to a location to fulfill one other set of armed males the place they needed to divide these kidnapped.

“It was throughout this course of that they fled with the three ladies and deserted the 12 males after they noticed that the search and rescue celebration had been near their location.

“The 12 had been recovered and dropped at the palace. The youths continued trailing the fleeing kidnappers who nonetheless had three ladies with them.

“Alongside the road, one nursing mom was deserted whereas they held the remaining two ladies captive, of which one was pregnant.

“The youths recovered the nursing mom and nabbed two of the abductors who had been dropped at city.

“Right now, villages alongside that axis heard of what was happening and likewise mobilised to chase the abductors. The abductors finally deserted the remaining two ladies and fled.

“The 2 ladies had been recovered and dropped at the palace round 2 am this morning (Sunday).”

Corroborating what the monarch stated, the Chairman of Donga Native Authorities Space, Nashuka Ipeyen stated the 15 kidnapped farmers have been rescued.

He stated, “Mixed youths from Mararaba and Suntai chased the abductors and 13 had been rescued yesterday (Saturday).

“The remaining two had been rescued within the early hours of right this moment (Sunday).”

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