Bandits release one abducted student of Green Field University

By our reporter| The bandits who abducted students of Greenfield University in Kaduna State has released one of the students.

The mother of the student, Lauritta Attahiru who confirmed the release of her son on Tuesday to Channel Television, however, refused to give details of how her son was released and whether a ransom was paid or not.

According to some of the parents, the student was released on Saturday after his mother, who is the wife of a Retired Army officer from Plateau State negotiated and paid ransom to the bandits privately before they released her son.

The parents who disclosed that the bandits were negotiating individually with them to pay as high as N20 million each, however, later demanded a bulk of N100 million and ten motorcycles on Monday, May 3.

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The fate of the remaining 16 students remains unknown as the bandits on Monday threatened to kill them if their parents and government fail to pay the N100 million ransom.

The bandits already, have killed five of the abducted students.

The police and Kaduna state government are yet to comment on the release of the student by the bandits.

 

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