The 15-year-old son of a Bauchi state medical doctor, Rilwanu Sadiq, has been killed by suspected kidnappers despite receiving N4.5 million ransom from his distraught father.
Abubakar who attends a Secondary school in Bauchi, was abducted in front of his father’s house along Gombe road in Ningi local government area of the state on April 1st.
Dr Sadiq, who works at the Abubakar Tafawa University Teaching Hospital, Bauchi, said he was at work when he got the news of his son’s abduction. He immediately reported the matter to the neighbourhood security outfit as well as the state police.
Sadiq said his son’s abductors contacted him and initially demanded for N3 million ransom which he paid. Afterwards they demanded for another N1.5 million. He said he had to pay so he could get reunited with his son.
“We were giving them at intervals. They got ?2 million hand-to-hand from me. The balance of ?2.5 was paid into about five bank accounts. But they kept asking for…
Source: Linda Ikeji