A new couple and 35 other people kidnapped by bandits in Katsina State have regained freedom from the captivity of their abductors.
The other victims were mostly women and children abducted from Unguwar Malamai community in Yantumaki District and Babban Duhu village in Danmusa and Safana Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state.
Their release on Friday followed the return of 104 other kidnapped victims whose release was secured by the state government, in collaboration with the security agencies and the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association.
DEEP INSIGHT had reported that the newlyweds were kidnapped by bandits on December 28, 2020, at Runka Community in Safana LGA.