Cleric, Others Abducted In Katsina Regain Freedom
A Kano-based cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Suleiman and five other persons, abducted in Katsina State 12 days ago have regained freedom.
The Police in Katsina State confirmed the release of the abducted persons.
The spokesman for the police command in Katsina State, Gambo Isa, told the News Agency of Nigeria that Suleiman, a renowned Qur’anic reciter, and other victims, were released at about 4 a.m. on Wednesday.
Isa said that the victims communicated to their relatives and were later evacuated by the police and reunited with their families.
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The police spokesman said that no ransom was paid to the kidnappers before their release.
Suleiman and the other five persons were abducted in Katsina State 12 days along Sheme to Kankara road, on their way back to Kano State, after attending a religious activity in Kebbi State.
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