Some family members of kidnapped victims of the Kaduna-Abuja train attack have revealed that they have received calls from the abductors instructing them to be ready for paying ransom.
On Monday evening, the country received the rude shock of bandits attack claiming several lives while scores were inured or kidnapped.
Some of the kidnapped victims’ family members disclosed that the bandits called them on Wednesday night assuring them of the safety of the victims but said they should prepare to pay a ransom to release their loved ones, Dailypost reports.
Musa Abilewa, a family member of one of the kidnapped victims, said the terrorists confirmed that his brother is doing fine through a telephone call.
According to him, the bandits said he should be ready for ransom.
“I spoke with one of the bandits who said my brother was fine. He said I should be ready to pay for feeding my brother since he was kidnapped,” he told DAILY POST sobering.
Another relative of a kidnapped victim, Mrs. Ngozi, who said he was discharged from the hospital in Kaduna on Thursday, said the only sister in the family was among those kidnapped.
According to him, “they called me while about to be discharged from hospital bed early morning on Wednesday. I spoke with my sister too, who said I should try all I could, to pay, if they demand for ransom.”
“Though I did not speak with my mother, my sister assured me she is fine,” he said.
Another family member, Yahaya Abdul also said the bandits called him and told him his brother was fine and that he should expect their call.