Kidnapped wives, child of slain Bauchi lawmaker regain freedom | #childabductors

Musa Baraza


The two wives and daughter of Musa Baraza, the Member representing Dass Constituency in the Bauchi State House of Assembly, who were kidnapped early hours of Friday have been rescued by the Police.

NATIONAL ACCORD had reported that Baraza was attacked and murdered at his house in Dass and his two wives and child were abducted.

The abducted wives are, Rashida Musa Mante, 40, Rahina Musa Mante, 35 and a daughter Fausar Musa Mante, 1.

Police recovered from the scene of the crime, four empty shells of life ammunitions.

The Chief of Staff, Government House Bauchi, Dr Ladan Salihu, disclosed this via his verified Twitter handle.

Ladan said: “Alhamdulillah! The Wives of Hon. Musa Baraza, Bauchi House Member  murdered 4 days ago in Dass have regained Freedom.”

He added that: “The one year-old baby abducted along with them is also released. Gov Bala Mohammed has directed Doctors and security to give them adequate care and attention”.

Bauchi State Police Command also confirmed the release of the abducted victims by its personnel who acted on reliable information volunteered by members of the public. 

The Police Public Relations Officer of the Command, Ahmed Wakili, told our Correspondent that, “yes, it is true. The victims were rescued by Police personnel who acted on information volunteered by concerned members of the public within and outside Dass.

“They were rescued in a village called Bashi within the local government where the abductors took them to. 

“Our men rescued them and took them to Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital (ATBUTH), Bauchi for medical attention after which they have been reunited with other family members.”

Wakili, a Deputy Superintendent of Police said that though no arrest has been made sọ far he assured that, “the Police is on trail of the suspects and in sha Allah, very soon we will make a head way in the case”.

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