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Abducted Customs Officer Regains Freedom After Paying N25m, Two Motorcycles As Ransom

Abducted Customs Officer Regains Freedom After Paying N25m, Two Motorcycles As Ransom

Information reaching Naija News House says that Abducted Customs Officer Regains Freedom After Paying N25m, Two Motorcycles As Ransom

Muawiyah Gambo, the Customs officer abducted in Zaria, Kaduna State, has regained freedom after payment of N25m ransom.

Mr Gambo had been in captivity for over two months after his kidnap from his residence at Kofar Gayan Lowcost, Zaria. He was abducted along with some other residents when bandits invaded the area around 9:00 p.m. on March 31.

Abducted Customs Officer

However, most of the victims abducted along with him were earlier released.

A credible family source said in Zaria that the Customs officer was released having paid the sum of N25 million and two motorcycles worth N1.6 million.

“The freed captive is currently undergoing treatment at an undisclosed hospital as he had sustained severe injuries on his legs following long time of chaining,” the source added on condition of anonymity.

The Police is yet to confirm the development after calls to the command’s spokesperson, Mohammed Jalige.

(NAN)

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