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Kidnapped 70-yr-old father of PDP chieftain regains freedom

By Aliyu Dangida

DUTSE — Jigawa     State Police Command has confirmed that the kidnapped 70 years old father of a Peoples Democra-tic Party (PDP) chieftain, Alhaji Garba Muhammad, was released three days after his abduction by unknown gunmen in his hometown in Auyo Local Government Area of the state.

The spokesman of the command, ASP Jinjiri Abdul told Vanguard in a telephone interview that Alhaji Garba was released after the son, Alhaji Danladi Auyo met the demand of the abductors.

He added that the amount given to the kidnappers was not made available to either the Police or the public, because it was learnt that the abductors warned the son against disclosing the amount offered to them.

It will be recalled that over the weekend three people in a Volkswagen Gulf suspected to be kidnappers stormed the residence of a father of a PDP chieftain in Auyo and took him away to unknown destination with the assumption that they will transact business with him.


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