Gunmen abduct man 48 hours after discharged from hospital

A businessman, Yusuf Maifatame who was recently discharged from hospital and recuperating in his home in Sankara located in  Ringim Local Government Area of  Jigawa state has been abducted at gunpoint on Saturday

Penpushing reports that, the 75 year old victim barely 48 hours after been discharged from hospital, the gunmen stormed the community and whisked him away on sickbed unconsciously, while as at the time of filing this report, the captors were reported to have contacted the family.

“The victim has been battling deteriorating health conditions for long. He was discharged from hospital on Thursday and was recuperating at home when the unfortunate incident happened,” a family source said.

Penpushing further reports that, the family source said the abductors are demanding N40 million ransom, and also asked the types of food the victim usually eats and the type of medication he is placed on

The family source added that the victim was traumatised by the several gunshots fired at the main gate of his house, before the gunmen gained entrance to abduct him while on his sickbed.

Penpushing also reports that, the Jigawa State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Audu Jinjiri, confirmed the incident, assuring that he would be rescued as the command’s anti robbery and kidnap squad have been deployed in the area and are trailing the kidnappers.


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