million as ransom before they would be released from captivity
Gunmen who kidnapped two students of the Nigerian Law School, Agbani, Enugu State Campus have demanded N50 million as ransom before they would be released from captivity.
SaharaReporters had reported how the students identified as Chukwuemeka and Festus were abducted around 8pm at Eke market in Agbani community on Wednesday.
They were said to have gone to the market area to buy food before they were ambushed by the gunmen.
“Two Nigerian Law School students were kidnapped yesterday night by unidentified gun men at eke market, Agbani, Enugu.
“Actually, four students were in the car that belonged to one of the students. The students left the campus to get food around 8pm. However, two students managed to escape at gunpoint.
“We yet to hear anything from the abductors so far,” a source had told SaharaReporters.
A family member of one of the students told SaharaReporters that they were able to speak with one of the kidnappers on Friday.
He added that the gunmen demanded N50million ransom to release their victims.
“The kidnappers have contacted us and demanded for 50 million Naira for their release. I went to the school today, the students are in panic mood as their bar final examinations start in two weeks’ time, 27th of August,” the source told SaharaReporters.