Crime and Security

Kidnappers collected N180m, 10 motorcycles to release our- Parents of 14 kidnapped students

Kidnappers collected N180m, 10 motorcycles to release our- Parents of 14 kidnapped students

 

Kidnappers of the Greenfield University Kaduna students may have smiled to the bank after they collected another set of 14 of the abducted students.

Parents of the abducted students who regained their freedom on Saturday, May 29, said they paid N180 million to the bandits and also gave 10 motorcycles as a ransom for the release of their children.

The kidnappers abducted the students from their hostels on April 20. They Sadly, killed five of the students on two different occasions.

After receiving the ransom on Saturday, the bandits released the 14 students to their parents.

According to one of the parents who spoke to the media, they contributed N180 million which they gave the bandits as ransom for the release of their wards

”N180 million. That is what they collected from us, from parents without the help of the government. None of the government officials came to our aid since the 20th of April when they took these children” the parent who pleaded anonymity said

The government of Kaduna state has distanced itself from any negotiations with kidnappers.

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