Bandits murder pastor, kidnap wife, release scores of victims
Terrorists in Kaduna have reportedly killed Rev. Musa Mairimi, the Minister in charge of ECWA Church, Buda two, Kasuwa Magani in Kajuru Local Government Area.
Kaduna chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Joseph Hayab confirmed the incident on Saturday.
He said the attackers invaded the community on Thursday. After killing the cleric, they also abducted his wife while over 100 people who were abducted from different parts of the state were released.
He explained that reports have it that over 100 people were abducted and have been in the terrorists’ camp for over six months, especially in Local Government Areas of Kauru, Jaba, Kachia, Kagarko and Kajuru.
He said just after the presidential election, three clergies were abducted and the terrorists were demanding the sum of N50 million as ransom from one of the clergies who is still in their custody.
“But the negotiation that started from N50 million has now come down to N5 million. That’s the kind of situation that we have found ourselves in Kaduna State.
“Who will you cry to and who will you run to, after all, since the carnage of kidnapping started in Kaduna, no concrete arrests have been made,” Hayab lamented.