BREAKING NEWS: Gunmen abduct, kill traditional ruler in Bauchi

Gunmen abduct, kill traditional ruler in Bauchi

abduct, kill traditional ruler in Bauchi


Suspected kidnappers have reportedly abducted and killed the traditional ruler of Riruwai in Lame District, Toro Local Area of Bauchi State, Alhaji Garba Badamasi.

According to reports, the traditional ruler was reportedly kidnapped from his palace on March 15, by the gunmen who scared away residents with sporadic shots.

gathered that the gunmen, after abducting the Badamasi, did not contact any of his members for payment.

It was further gathered that Badamasi's body was later found after he had spent a day in captivity.

His corpse, which was dumped close to the village, was said to have been recovered by villagers who were searching for him in the bush.

Efforts to contact the Bauchi State Command over the development were not successful as of the time of filing this report.

Spokesman of the Command, SP Ahmed Wakili did not respond to messages and calls put across to him.

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