Boko Haram Releases Bride Abducted In Borno


Boko Haram has released a bride who was abducted along Maiduguri/Damaturu Highway on Thursday.
The insurgents had abducted her alongside her friends and some travellers plying that route.

According to Daily Trust, Boko Haram dropped the victims off at a village near Damaturu, Yobe State capital, around midnight.

It was not disclosed if any ransom was paid.

A family member of the victim, Babagana Kashim, who spoke on the development said the bride and her friends are currently being treated at an undisclosed hospital in Damaturu.

“It is confirmed that they have been released. The insurgents dropped them off at a village close to Damaturu.”

“As we speak, they are currently receiving medical attention in an undisclosed hospital in Damaturu. We are happy they finally back home, ”Babagana said.

The wedding was held successfully in Maiduguri, Borno State capital, but the victims were kidnapped on their way to Damaturu.


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