Mrs. Fatima Muhammed, 18, and Hafsat Adamu, 15, who were
allegedly abducted by a yet-to-be-identified criminal, have been rescued
by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Nasarawa State
Command, Punchng reports.
state commandant of the NSCDC, Mr. Mamud Gidado-Fari, said the victims
were rescued last Friday at Line Supper Cinema in the Lafia LGA of the
According to him, one Ibrahim
Nasir reported that his wife had been kidnapped. Gidado-Fari explained
that the housewife was found at the kidnapper’s hideout, where she had
been locked up for a week by the suspect.
forced our way into the room and found the woman alongside a
15-year-old girl, Hasat Adamu,” he said. The motive of the abductor had
yet to be determined.
said, “The nature of the case is what we are trying to investigate
because as it is, we don’t know whether the motive of the abductor was
ransom or for ritual.”
said she was not abducted, saying she was at her lover’s place when some
NSCDC operatives broke into the room and whisked her away.
said: “I was with my sick mother from morning till evening and when it
was time for me to go home I decided to see my old boyfriend, because I
didn’t have money for transport.
had to stay till the following day because it was late and before I knew
what was happening, I saw NSCDC (operatives) breaking into my
boyfriend’s room and that was how I was arrested.
am a married woman, but I left my matrimonial home because I have been
having quarrels with my husband ever since we got married. My husband
had told me not to go anywhere there is crisis and there was never a day
I disobeyed him,” Fatima stated.