Terrorists demand N100m ransom for release of 36 abducted worshipers in Kaduna community


The terrorists who attacked Maranatha Baptist Church and St Moses Catholic Church in Rubu community, Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Sunday have demanded for N100 million for the release of their victims.
The village head of the community, Mr. Elisha Mari, who was among those abducted disclosed this to journalists in an interview on Monday when heads of security agencies and officials of the Kaduna government visited the area to assess the situation.
He confirmed that 36 worshipers were abducted during the attack.
Sources had said on Sunday that 30 people were abducted with several others missing.
Mari said, the terrorists freed him as the traditional leader of the community and asked him to go and bring N100 million to secure the release of other victims.
The traditional ruler said the terrorists who were riding on 30 motorcycles invaded his community on Sunday in broad daylight, shooting sporadically.
He added that the three people that were killed during the attack, attempted to repel bandits.
He said it took them two hours to reached the hideout of the terrorists in the forest.
Meanwhile the abductors of 14 other people on Saturday in Mararaban Kajuru, also in Kajuru LGA are yet to make any demand.
Sources in the area said the terrorists were yet to make any contact with the community.


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