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Kidnappers Collect Drinks, Hard drugs As Ransom For Traditional Ruler’s Wife And Son

Kidnappers have released the abducted wife of the traditional ruler of Bukpe in Kwali Area Council of the nation’s capital, Abuja, Sadiya Hassan Shandozhi, and son, Osama Hassan Shandozhi, after collecting hard drugs, energy drinks and wine as ransom in a forest in Kogi State.

The sum of N2.5 million was also said to have been paid for the the victims, who were released at the weekend, seven weeks after their abduction on February 4.

One other son of the monarch and some residents, who were also kidnapped on the said day, are still being held by the kidnappers.

A member of the family, Danjuma Usman, who confirmed the development, said the kidnappers have refused to release the other son of the monarch, Hamisu, and other victims, insisting on a fresh payment of N3 million.

The Village Head of Bukpe, Alhaji Hassan Shandozhi, also confirmed that the abductors were still demanding another N3 million.

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