The deceased was kidnapped eight weeks ago with his wife, a three-week-old baby boy and three others.
He reportedly died of a heart failure while in bandits’ captivity.
“It was one of bandit kingpin popularly known as Kachalla that informed me a day to our rescue by the security that my brother was dead due to heart failure while in captivity” Blueprint newspaper quoted Dahiru as saying.
“Although, we were separated when they kidnapped us, they took my brother to other camps, but it was Kachalla, one of the commanders of the Bandits who told me about the death of my brother as a result of heart attack few hours to our rescue.”
Hauwau Muazu, wife of the deceased, also told newsmen that, “she heard one of the bandits saying her husband has died”.
“When I heard him saying my husband is dead, I was shocked, but I’ve submitted everything to Almighty God and I told my people that we were kidnapped together, but they ignored my information,” she said.
On August 5, 2021, Bandits in their hundreds stormed Magarya town in Zurmi emirate council of Zamfara, and kidnapped many people including the late Muazu.
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