Updated: Gunmen kidnap Jigawa lawmaker’s wife, demand N50m ransom

Gunmen have allegedly kidnapped the wife of a Jigawa State Assembly member representing Miga constituency, Haruna Dangyatun, in Jahun Local Government Area of Jigawa.

The kidnappers have called around 2pm demanding for N50m ransom for Hajiya Zahra’u, a family member said.

SP Abdu Jinjiri, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, earlier told NAN that Hajiya Zahra’u was kidnapped by three gunmen on Saturday about 4 a.m. at Dangyatum village.

“Today at about 4 a.m., a housewife named Zahra’u Haruna, was kidnapped by unknown gunmen in Dangyatum village in Miga local government area.

“Three unknown men came to the residence of victim with dane guns and cutlasses and took her to unknown destination.

“But the police are already giving the suspects a hot chase,” Jinjiri said.

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