Friday, 1 April 2016

Two Pastors Kidnapped In Kaduna Found Alive, One Dead

Daily Trust Newspaper reports that the three Pastors abducted along Kaduna-Abuja highway last week Monday have been released by their abductors.

This information was disclosed by the General Secretary of Haddiyar Ekklesiya Kristi A Nigeria (HEKAN) church, Reverend Jibrailu Wobiya, who said that Reverend Emmanuel Dziggau and Reverend Yakubu Dzarma (Rtd) were found alive while Reverend Iliya Anto was found dead. The Pastors, he said, were found in a forest close to Dutse after Sabon Gaya.

It would be recalled that unknown gunmen had on Monday March 21, 2016 stormed the church prayer camp along Kaduna-Abuja highway, kidnapping the three clergy men who were supervising work in preparation for Easter retreat. 

It was also earlier reported that the abductors contacted the church demanding a ransom of N100million.

DailyTrust could not ascertain as at the time of filing this report, whether the ransom was paid or not before their release.