Katsina: Bandits kill DSS Officer after collecting N5m ransom

A group of unidentified gunmen have killed a 33-year-old staff of the Department of State Services (DSS), Sadiq Abdullahi Bindawa, after collecting N5m in ransom.

Until his death, the late Bindawa, worked with the intelligence department of the service in Abuja. He was reportedly kidnapped alongside his four-year-old son on Saturday at his residence behind Federal Secretariat in Katsina metropolis, SaharaReporters report.

It was reported that the bandits had earlier demanded N5m 48 hours after his abduction, which was raised by his family members and colleagues within record time.

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

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