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15 Victims Escape From Kidnapper’s Den in Niger State

15 kidnapped victims in Niger state dared the odds to escape from the den of kidnappers on Friday, www.totorinews.com reports.

The badly battered victims were recently kidnapped by bandits in Tegina town of Niger state at the weekend escaped from their Abductors.

The 15 were among the adults abducted along with the 156 pupils of the Salihu Tanko Islamic school more than two weeks ago.

TOTORI NEWS gathered that after their abduction, the adults were separated from the children and taken into Zamfara forests while the children were kept in another location yet unknown.

It was reliably learnt that on Friday night the 15 victims managed to open the door of the house in which they were locked in the forest after the bandits stationed to guard them were deeply asleep as a result of drunkenness.

It was furthered gathered that the escapees moved in different directions so that they will not arouse suspicion from other bandits in the forest.

One of the escapees who first arrived Tegina broke the news which made the Niger state government to immediately swing into action to assist the remaining victims.

The escapee was admitted at a Medical facility in the town for treatment.

Checks also showed that three others among, them a Councillor, a driver and one other person who escaped arrived Tegina Sunday morning.

It was gathered that another of the escapee was rescued and brought to Minna where he was also admitted at a Medical facility for treatment.

A top government official told the media that the escapee was treated, given food and new dress and will soon be reunited with his family in Kuta.

The official told the media on condition of anonymity that security operatives had been sent to the Tegina – Birnin- Gwari road to await the arrival of the remaining 10 escapees.

“Once we get them we will bring them to Minna for proper attention,” the source said.

The escape of the 15 has raised hopes that the 156 children also picked by the bandits will soon regain their freedom.

Source : This Day

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