The abductors of the Emir of Kajuru, Alhassan Adamu, have demanded a ransom of N200 million.
The monarch was kidnapped by bandits within the early hours of Sunday together with 13 of his members of the family, together with two grandchildren.
However, the spokesperson for the Kajuru Emirate Council, Dahiru Abubakar, whereas giving an replace to newsmen on Monday, revealed the bandits’ demand.
According to Abubakar, the bandits additionally gave assurances that every one the victims had been in good situation and never being molested.
He additional revealed that the council remains to be interesting to the bandits to launch the 85-year-old monarch and his kinfolk unconditionally, particularly given his fragile well being situation.
Meanwhile, one bandit was reportedly killed and a few others injured in a shootout with troopers throughout the assault on the Emir’s palace, in line with safety sources within the native authorities.
The sources stated the bandits, throughout the operation, divided themselves into two, with one group partaking the troopers in a gun battle, whereas the opposite group moved into the palace, and later took the Emir and 14 others away into the forest.
Numbering over 200, the bandits arrived on the neighborhood on bikes within the early hours of Sunday morning by a close-by forest that stretches the Kaduna-Abuja freeway in Kachia Local Government Area, and began taking pictures sporadically, earlier than they had been engaged by troopers that had been deployed to the world.
SaharaReporters had obtained the names and ages of the abductees.
HRH Alhaji Alhasssan Adamu; 85
Zainab Alhassan, daughter; 25
Zainab Muktar, granddaughter; 15
Muhammad Musa, grandson, 28
Salim Musa; grandson; 22
Faisai Musa, grandson, 20
Ahmad Muktar, grandson; 20
Nazifi Rayyanu, relative; 25
Suleiman Umar; Sallaman Sarki; 35
Ayuba Yinusa; relative; 34
Aminu Abubakar; relative; 20
Maryam Abubakar; relative; 18
Maryam Dayah; relative; 25
Madassri Sani; relative, 1
The Police Public Relations Officer of the Command, Muhammed Jalige, had confirmed the kidnapping of the second-class Emir and others.