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Bandits collect N15 ransom, exchange of detainee before releasing 29 Kaduna students from captive ~Report

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About 29 students of Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, Kaduna State regained their freedom from captivity after spending about 57 days in the forest but not without the payment of ransom.

A report stated that N15 million ransom was paid while a detained bandit who was arrested in kano forest was also released in exchange for the student freedom.

It was said that after the payment of ransom, their abductors insisted on the release of a bandit whose name was given as Laulu arrested by the police.

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However, no news about the remaining students of Greenfield University Kaduna that are still in the captivity of bandit in one of the forests in the state.

It will be recalled that 39 students of the Federal College of Forestry school were kidnapped 57 days ago by bandits who invaded and demanded payment of N500 million ransom to effect their release.

But 10 of the students had earlier been released in batches of five after their parents paid the ransom.

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