A teenage girl, Khadija Salisu, 14-years old who has on Thursday been reportedly kidnapped in Katsina State, Northwest Nigeria by unknown gunmen demanded for the sum of N100 million as ransom to secure her release for the abductors den.
Father of the abducted girl, Alhaji Salisu Mai-Tiles confirmed the demand for the sum of N100 million as ransom.
In his reaction on the incident, the spokesperson of the Katsina State Police Command, DSP Gambo Isah said it men and officers have swung into action as they are combing the bushes in the neighbourhood to rescue the teenage girl.
Khadija, was said to have been kidnapped when the gunmen numbering about three of them entered his (Mai-Tiles) Kankia residence while others stayed outside to give them shield.
The victim’s Father, Alhaji Salisu said the unknown persons who he said were well armed invaded his residence at Sabuwar-Abuja quarters in Kankia at about 1:30 a.m.
He continued when he said they came in and asked for money which he gave to them but that unfortunately didn’t stop the persons leaving with his daughter.
According to him, “They asked me to give them money, which I did. “Whatever they asked we never objected to their demand to save our lives. “Very unfortunate, they went with my 14-year-old daughter.
“The abductors have placed a call where I spoke with the child and she told me they asked for N30m earlier but i heard from backgroundof few arguments saying its N100mor no more,” the Victims father, Alhaji Mai-Tiles however said.