33-year-old operative of the Department of State Services, Sadiq Bindawa, has been killed by unknown kidnappers in Katsina State, after collecting N5 million ransom from his family.
According to online reports, late Bindawa was abducted on Saturday, September 12, few hours after he arrived Katsina from Abuja where he worked.
eyewitness account that the kidnappers were said to have trailed him to his house located behind the Federal Secretariat Complex, Dandagoro area, Katsina around 10.30 p.m.
The kidnappers first attacked the private security guards at the entrance of the building before taking Bindawa off to an unknown place.
The suspected kidnappers later contacted his family and friends through his phone and demanded N13million ransom which they later reduced to N5million. The money was later paid but Bindawa’s corpse was discovered at Kurfi town on Sunday morning.
“We went to Kurfi on Sunday hoping to pick him as directed but we saw only his corpse with parts of the body riddled with bullets. We reported the incident at the Batagarawa Police Station.” a friend said.
The deceased has been buried in Katsina on Monday morning, September 14, according to Islamic rights.
Meanwhile, his friend have taken to social media to mourn his death, See posts below.