Suspected bandits kill DSS operative after collecting N5m ransom


‎A 33-year-old operative of the Department of State Services, Sadiq Abdullahi Bindawa, has been killed by gunmen, suspected to be bandits‎, in Katsina.

It was gathered that the gunmen killed Bindawa even after‎ receiving N5m as ransom for his release.

Sources said Bindawa, who worked with the intelligence department of the DSS in Abuja, was abducted alongside his four-year-old son at his residence behind Federal Secretariat in Katsina metropolis, on Saturday. ‎

The bandits demanded N5m for Bindawa’s release and the sum was raised by his family members and colleagues.

The money was taken to the Charanchi area of the state on Sunday and his relatives were told to go and receive him in Kurfi town on Monday morning.

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However, when they got to Kurfi as agreed, they met Bindawa’s dead body with multiple gunshots on his head, ears and back.

It was learnt that the DSS has been buried according to Islamic rites.

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