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I was kidnapped by a 17-year-old boy who has killed 9 people – Victim

* Used chains to tie the legs of their victims * Youngest of the kidnappers is 17 Years old * He has killed about nine innocent people

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I was kidnapped by a 17-year-old boy who has killed 9 people – Victim

A Jalingo-based teacher, Joseph Gimba, who was recently kidnapped months ago while returning from a civil society meeting in Abuja has revealed his experience in the hands of his captors.

Speaking during an exclusive interview with Sun Newspaper, the teacher disclosed that the youngest of the kidnappers is 17 Years old.

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According to him, the youngest kidnapper told him that he has killed about nine innocent people since he joined the group. He also stated that the oldest should be around 35 years.

“The youngest of them was just 17. He told me he has killed nine people so far. The oldest should be around 35 years,” he narrated.

Speaking further, Gimba said that after they got to the forest he found out that the kidnappers are many.

He disclosed that the criminals used chains to tie the legs of their victims.

“When it was time to sleep, they would chain our legs,” Sun Newspaper quoted the victim as saying.

What turns innocent children into criminals and what can be done to protect young people from criminal exploitation and gangs?

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1 Comment
  1. Gali Jaafaru says

    So unfortunate !! However, only justice and fairness attach with prayer will bring an end to it.
    May Allah save us , Ameen

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