Police confirm rescue of slain Bauchi lawmaker’s wives, daughter


The Bauchi State police command has confirmed the rescue of the family of slain Bauchi lawmaker, Hon. Musa Mante Baraza after five days in kidnappers’ captivity.

Gunmen had kidnapped the lawmaker’s wives, Rashida Musa Mante 40, Rahina Musa Mante 35 and his one- year old daughter Fausar Musa after killing him at his residence last Thursday in Dass Local Government Area of Bauchi.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the state command, Ahmed Wakili said they were rescue late Monday.

“They were rescued yesterday around 11pm by the police, no ransom was paid. Immediately they were rescued they were taken straight to teaching hospital in Bauchi.

“They were admitted there for medical attention and no suspects were arrested yet. I will give you further details later,” he said.


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