Posted by News Express | 12 June 2020 | 4,192 times
By BARNABAS MARYAM
Daredevil kidnappers met their waterloo recently in Adamawa State as thunderstorm struck them in the forest of Toungo Local Government Area while waiting for a ransom payment of N20m.
The bandits were said to have gathered after collecting over N20m from their wealthy victims at a remote village between Koncha in Cameroon and Toungo in Nigeria.
The bandits were said to have been killed by thunderstorm when they gathered to share their ills gotten money.
Reprieve may be in sight for the residents of Toungo border community and its environs in Adamawa State as thunderstorm has reportedly killed 22 suspected Kidnappers in Toungo forest while sharing largesse.
An official of Toungo Local Council who preferred anonymity confirmed to The Interview that the local hunters couldn’t retrieve the corpses.
“The bandits who gathered, had collected over N20m from their wealthy victims at a remote village between Koncha in Cameroon and Toungo in Nigeria, according to security agencies,
“Angered by the incessant attacks by the kidnappers and who out of frustration some community leaders and victims consulted a native doctor to send thunder after the bandits.
“They met their waterloo when they gathered to share the money.
“For now local hunters couldn’t retrieve their corpses, money in bags, and their sophisticated weapons including AK47 rifles. (Text, excluding headline, courtesy Daily Independent)
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