A file photograph of the Emir of Kajuru
Kidnappers of the Emir of Kajuru and 13 royal relations have established contact with the Kajuru Emirate council, and are demanding for cost of N200 million ransom earlier than they are going to launch their victims.
This was disclosed by the Spokesman of the Emirate Council, Dahiru Abubakar who instructed our correspondent that the bandits additionally assured them that each one the victims are in good situation and weren’t being molested.
He stated that the council continues to be interesting to the bandits to launch the 85-year-old monarch and his family members unconditionally, particularly giving his fragile well being situation.
In the meantime, it has been reported that one bandit was killed and a few others injured in a shootout with troopers throughout the assault on the Palace of the Emir of Kajuru, Alhassan Adamu in Kajuru native authorities space on Sunday morning.
That is in accordance with safety sources within the native authorities.
They instructed our correspondent that the bandits throughout the operation, divided themselves into two, with one group partaking the troopers in a gun battle, whereas the opposite group moved into the palace, and later took the Emir and 14 members of his household away into the forest.
The residents stated that the bandits, numbering over 200, arrived on the neighborhood on bikes within the early hours of Sunday morning by means of a close-by forest that stretches the Kaduna-Abuja freeway in Kachia native authorities space, and began capturing sporadically, earlier than they have been engaged by troopers that have been deployed to the realm.
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