I was in same kidnappers’ den with my daughter — Father of Jangebe schoolgirl


Jangebe…Says ‘I told my daughter not to recognise me’

…They exposed us, our children to cold for 14 wks, says Raliat, another victim

…As Zamfara govt secure release of 10 abducted victims

…Says no ransom paid

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State, in the early hours of yesterday, secured the release of 10 persons kidnapped by bandits 14 weeks ago in Gwaram community of Talata Mafara Local Government Area.

Among those freed were three men, including the father of one of the abducted Jangebe schoolgirls, four women and three children.

Narrating his ordeal in the hands of the kidnappers, Iliya Gwaram, father of one of the abducted Jangebe schoolgirls, who was also kidnapped, said he was shocked to see his daughter among the kidnapped schoolgirls when they were herded into the abductors’ den.

He said he quickly told his daughter not to act as if they knew each other, and that they were able to keep their relationship a secret while in captivity.

He said: “I have been…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper