Kidnappers of two Sharia Court Judges in Zamfara State, Nigeria have demanded N20m ransom from the family member of the victims before releasing them.
A source who is a family member of one of the kidnapped Sharia court judges told Nigeria’s Tribune Online that after few days silence the kidnappers have called to demand for ransom.
“They called us now demanding for 10 million naira for each of the two victims of which we told them that we have no such amount.”
He disclosed that “they (kidnappers) have switched off their handset after we told them that we have no such money which they demanded.
“While waiting for next call from abductors, our family are now intensifying prayers for the safe release of the victims.”
The Sharia Court Judges, Mallam Sabiu Abdullahi and Mallan Shafi’i Jangebe were abducted one week ago.
It was gathered that one of the kidnapped victim sharia court judge Mallam Sabiu Abdullahi also doubles as Deputy Chief Imam in one of the Jummu’at Mosque in Gusau, the state capital.