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Kidnapped SAN’s Sister Regains Freedom In Oyo

Seliat Raji, a sister to Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Ahmed Raji, kidnapped in Iseyin, Iseyin Local Government Area of Oyo State, has been released.

Naija News reports that Seliat was released on Tuesday morning after spending six days in captivity.

Recall that the gunmen had, last Thursday night, invaded her residence and killed a security guard who was said to have put up resistance during their operation.

The Baale Koso of Iseyinland, Sikiru Adeniji, confirmed Seliat’s release to Punch.

According to him, the victim regained her freedom around 2:00 a.m. after the payment of the ransom, adding that she would be taken to the hospital for a medical check-up.

Adeniji, the victim’s husband, said, “Yes. They have released her after six days. She spent six days with them. They released her around 2:00am today. On the ransom, yes but I don’t want to say anything about the ransom. She is currently at home but we will take her to a hospital soon for a medical check-up.”

In other news, at least seven terrorists were eliminated in a recent assault by troops of the Nigerian Army in Kaduna State.

Naija News learnt that soldiers from 1 Division of the Nigerian Army stationed at a blocking position in Udawa, Kaduna, engaged the terrorists while conducting a combat patrol along Udawa – Kurebe Road on May 19, 2024.

Furthermore, the troops seized various items such as weapons, motorcycles, and charms during the clashes.

According to a statement by the Acting Deputy Director of Army Public Relations for 1 Division Nigerian Army, Lt.-Col. Musa Yahaya, the soldiers encountered the terrorists during an aggressive patrol and engaged them in intense gunfights.

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