Banditry: 15 Abducted Victims of Salihu Tanko Islamic school Escape Kidnappers Den

Not less than 15 abducted victims have escape kidnappers’ den in zamfara forest on Sunday.

The escapees were among the recently 156 pupils of the Salihu Tanko Islamic school abducted by armed bandits in Tegina town, Rafi Local Government Area of Niger Stat
over two weeks ago.

Governor of Zamfara State

After their abduction,the adults and the children were kept in different locations.It was gathered that while the adults were said to have been ferried into Zamfara forests, the children on the other hand were kept in another undisclosed location.Niger govt denies ignoring parents of abducted Islamic school pupils

However, on Friday night, the fifteen escaped as they managed to open the door of the house in which they were kept in the forest after the bandits drafted to watch over them fell into a deep sleep due to drunkenness and sneaked out quietly into the forest in order not to arouse suspicion.

One of the victims that first showed up in Tegina broke the news that made the Niger state government to quickly move into action to help the remaining victims.

Aside that, three others among 15 including a Councillor, a driver and one other person who escaped arrived Tegina today in the morningAnother victim was rescued and brought to Minna and currently receiving medical attention at a medical facility.

Confirming the development, a top government official who does not want the name mentioned told our reporter that the victim has been attended to and will soon be reunited with his family in Kuta.