Bandits who kidnapped three sisters in Kaduna state, together with a pregnant housewife that ultimately gave delivery in captivity, have threatened to kill the three sisters and the brand new child, if the household fails to pay N50 million ransom inside 48 hours.
Household of the captives advised journalists in Kaduna on Monday that they’ve solely been in a position to increase N6.5million, which was outrightly rejected by the bandits, whereas crying out to the Federal, Kaduna state authorities, philanthropists and good spirited Nigerians to assist them rescue the 4 folks in captivity.
Blueprint had earlier reported that the three sisters had been kidnapped on July 17, 2022 at their household home in Mando, on the outskirt of Kaduna Metropolis, the place they had been taking good care of their sick mom.
It was nonetheless gathered that, their mom, who may stroll unaided earlier than the kidnap of her three daughters, has now been confined to the wheelchair because of the trauma.
The elder brother of the kidnapped victims, Kabir Yusuf, who has been negotiating with the abductors, stated he had pleaded with the abductors that the household had offered every part that they had however may solely increase N6.5million, however the bandits rejected the cash insisting on the N50 million ransom.
He stated, one in every of her sisters, Zainab, who was closely pregnant once they had been kidnapped, gave delivery in captivity with out recourse to medical or human look after each mom and baby, as they had been subjected to harsh whether or not circumstances consuming and ingesting no matter is out there within the bandits’ den within the forest.
In line with Yusuf, “Because the kidnap, now we have been negotiating with them. The bandits initially demanded for N140 million however we pleaded with them that we’re poor folks, so that they lowered it to N100 we pleaded with them additional they usually later lowered it to N50 million and threatened that if we don’t have the N50 million prepared, we must always not name them once more.
“My sisters lamented to me that they had been being mistreated, including that the bandits commander needed to depart the camp and should not return till after some time, so we must always discuss to them. However I advised them that now we have offered every part now we have however what we raised is just not sufficient and we don’t have something to promote once more then they began crying and I broke down weeping too.
“Now, the disturbing improvement is that, on Sunday, after I spoke to the abductors. I pleaded with them to launch my sisters and the brand new child, that now we have solely been in a position to increase N6.5million. However, they began insulting me, they stated if we don’t carry N50 million within the subsequent two days, they are going to kill my sisters and the brand new child.
“We’re interesting to the Federal Authorities, Kaduna state authorities charity organisations, philanthropists and effectively spirited people to help us in securing their launch. We don’t need something to occur to them, if something occurs to them solely God is aware of what impact it might have on our mom, who’s now on wheelchair due to their abduction and our father who’s turning into affected by the trauma.”