BREAKING: Kidnapped family of slain Bauchi lawmaker regains freedom


The Bauchi State Police Command has said that the kidnapped family of slain Bauchi lawmaker, Hon. Musa Mante Baraza has been rescued.

In an interview on Tuesday, the command Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Ahmed Wakili, explained that the two wives of the deceased and his one- year old daughter have regained freedom on Monday.

He noted the police rescued the abductees around 11pm, adding that they were taken straight to teaching hospital in the state capital for medical attention. The Police spokesman, however, revealed that no ransom was paid for their release.

Wakili said that gunmen had invaded Baraza’s residence last Thursday in Dass Local Government Area of Bauchi and shot him to death before abducting his family.

He said: ”They were rescued yesterday around 11pm by the police, no ransom was paid. Immediately they were rescued they were taken straight to teaching hospital in Bauchi.

“They were admitted there for medical attention and no suspects were arrested yet. I will give you further details later.


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