Bandits Kill Man for Being Rude During Negotiation

A 27-year-old man named Abba was killed by bandits after delivering a N16 million ransom and three motorcycles for the release of nine abducted victims in Jere town, Kaduna State.

The bandits had invaded some houses at Unguwar Iya in Jere on April 16, 2024, abducted nine residents and demanded N30 million.

A resident of the community, Shuaibu Hussaini, who confirmed the k!ll!ng of Abba, said the incident happened last Saturday, June 15, after the victim who was behind the negotiation of the ransom, went to deliver N16 million and three motorcycles to the leader of the bandits at a location in the area.

He said the bandits’ leader, after collecting the ransom and the bikes, tied the deceased with a rope and opened fire on him. It was one of the victims who was among those released who said the bandits’ leader claimed that they decided to kill Abba for being rude to him during the negotiation of the ransom.

It was when one of the family members of the victims tried to find out the whereabouts of Abba after delivering the ransom that the bandits’ leader asked the family to go to a particular location and pick up his corpse,” he said.

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