Just in: Governor Masari’s mother-in-law kidnapped 8 days ago regains freedom

Just in: Governor Masari’s mother-in-law kidnapped 8 days ago regains freedom

The abducted mother-in-law of Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina state, Hajiya Hauwa Yusuf, has finally been released by her abductors after 8 days in captivity.

According to Daily Trust, the spokesman ‎of Katsina police command, SP Gambo Isah, said she was released hale and hearty and has since reunited with her family after necessary medical checkups.

Prior to her release, the police had said they were following on a lead and trailing a suspect in connection to the abduction.

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Hajiya Yusuf was kidnapped at her residence, located at Dandume crescent in Katsina Layout of the metropolis, on Friday, March 8.

The 80 year-old Hauwa is the mother to Binta Masari, one of the three wives of the governor.

The abductors, armed with weapons and wearing masks, stormed the said residence at about 3am and took her away.

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Meanwhile, an expatriate engineer who was abducted in Kano on Tuesday, March 12, had been reportedly found dead, according the state police command.

The expatriate, an employee of Triacta Construction Company, was working on the underpass bridge at Dangi roundabout by Zoo road before he was kidnapped on Tuesday morning, March 12, around 7am.

Legit.ng gathered that while confirming the incident, the Kano police command spokesman, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, said the corpse of the Lebanese was found on Maiduguri road on Thursday evening, March 14.

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