There have been jubilation in Bauchi as the two wives and one-year-old daughter of the states assassinated lawmaker, Musa Mante Baraza, were freed by their captors.
This was confirmed by the state Governor’s Chief of Staff, Dr Ladan Salihu in a statement on his official twitter handle.
The states police spokesperson, Ahmed Wakil also confirmed that Rashida Musa Mante (40), Rahina Musa Mante (35) and the lawmaker’s daughter Fausar Musa Mante (1year) have regained ther freedom. He also disclosed that four empty shells of life ammunition were recovered from the hideout the kidnappers took them to.
“Yes, the victims have been rescued by Police personnel who acted on information provided by concerned members of the public within and outside Dass
“They were rescued in a village called Bashi within the local government where the abductors took them to. Our men rescued them and took them to Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital (ATBUTH), Bauchi for medical attention after which they have been reunited with other family members.
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“The Police is on the trail of the suspects and in sha Allah, very soon we will make headway in the case”.