Bandits kidnap popular radio producer in Zamfara

Bandits kidnap popular radio producer in Zamfara

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A staff member of Zamfara State Radio and Television Service, Malam Idris Magami, was kidnapped by bandits.

Magami was kidnapped along the Gusau-Dansadau road on Wednesday while going to his hometown after closing hours.

He is a popular producer of a weekly phone-in programme called “Su duniya manya.”

Speaking to The PUNCH, one of Magami’s relations, Malam Almu, said, “Idris Magami was traveling to his hometown together with his friend, Alhaji Kabiru when their vehicle was attacked by bandits.”

According to him, the vehicle was shot by the bandits, it somersaulted and fell into a ditch.

Almu maintained that Alhaji Kabiru was able to escape, while Idris Magami was kidnapped by the bandits and taken to their hideout.

He stressed that the bandits had reached out to them but were yet to disclose the amount they wanted as ransom.

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