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Kidnappers kill Airport staff after collecting N200k ransom from his family

A staff of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency identified as Mr. Ngor has been killed by suspected kidnappers in Barkin Ladi, Plateau state.

WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the kidnappers collected N200,000 ransom from his family members before the NAMA staff was killed.

It was also learnt that the late Ngor was trailed by the suspected kidnappers to his residence at the Yakubu Gowon Airport staff quarters in Barkin Ladi in Plateau state last Friday, July 31.

According to report, the suspected kidnappers forced their way into his apartment, shooting sporadically into the air to ward off anyone who might want to come to rescue him.

The kidnappers made their first contact with members of his family, demanding the sum of Ten Million Naira after they whisked him away to their hideout but after the family members negotiated, they agreed to collect Two Hundred Thousand Naira as ransom.

The family members dropped off the money at the agreed point in exchange for his safe return. The relatives then went to the place where the kidnappers said they would drop off Mr. Ngor. Sadly, it was his corpse they met.

Narrating how the incident occurred, the wife of the deceased said;

We were in the house when unknown gunmen came in. They knocked the door and we opened. We decided to run away through the back door but they came after us. As I was trying to drag him, they hit me with their gun and then carried my husband away”.

Reacting to the incident, the state police command disclosed that it is investigating the matter and would ensure the culprits are arrested and brought to book.

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