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….No sign Of Abuse ,Says Source
After spending 10 days in the den of unknown gunmen who attacked legal practitioner, Barrister Sanni Boladale, the kidnapped visually impaired lady, Hannah Opeyemi has regained freedom after a ransom was paid .
PLATFORM TIMES reliably gathered that the kidnappers who had insisted on N60million as ransom later bowed to pleas by the family and collected N2.5m before releasing the victim .
PLATFORM TIMES further gathered from another source that the kidnappers released Opeyemi on Sunday evening after collecting over two million naira from the family .
When contacted for confirmation , Bar
Boladale told PLATFORM TIMES that the lady had returned safe and sound from the kidnapper’s den.
Hannah, who had been reportedly abducted since Friday, 4th of November, 2022, gained her freedom from her abductors after several calls and negotiations towards her release from the kidnappers .
When asked how much was paid for ransom, a source who pleaded anonymity told PLATFORM TIMES that a “handsome ransom” was paid.
Another source who was a family source however told PLATFORM TIMES that over two million naira was collected by the kidnappers before she was released .
Attempt to get the confirmation of whether a ransom was paid and the amount by Bar Boladale failed as he declined further comment .
He said “thank God she has been released.”
When asked if he had seen and received Opeyemi , Barr. Boladale disclosed that she was released unharmed, describing the kidnappers as “disciplined”.
“With the way she appeared, it seemed as if the kidnappers are disciplined somehow. She didn’t have sign of abuse or harm. They were not cruel on her, apart from the fact that she had walked parts of Ogun State,” Barr. Boladale said while describing her health condition.
The lawyer who had been forced to go into hiding since the attack expressed his profound gratitude to all quarters of concerned citizens who contributed to facilitate the prompt release of the victim.
In his words, “we thank God, and we thank all the people who had helped us in this course. We are grateful to all the media that took the issue up and kept following the development.” He appreciated.
Attempt to get the Police Public Relations Officer in the state ,Abimbola Oyeyemi failed as he could not be reached as of the time of filing this report .
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