A kidnap victim, Rakiya Saleh, has narrated what she experienced during her time in the captivity of bandits in Zamfara State. Rakiya and other released victims recently shared their ordeals with TVC News.
You may have heard that notorious bandit leader, Bello Turji, reportedly released some of his victims from captivity in Zamfara State. More details have since emerged regarding the ordeals of the victims while in captivity.
Narrating her ordeal, one of the victims, Aisha Sani, said, “I got kidnapped around a junction, and I spent 39 days in the bush. My family paid N1.5 million ransom before Bello Turji voluntarily decided to release us. I urge the state government to help refund the money.”
Rakiya Saleh narrated her ordeal by saying, “I spent 32 days with bandits in the bush. My 2-year-old baby died of cold while we were in bandit captivity, and bandits buried the baby. My child died two weeks before we got released. However, the bandits did not harass us.”