The gunmen involved in the kidnapping of 31 Edo train passengers on Saturday have reportedly demanded N620 million ransom.
There was a report that six of the 31 train passengers abducted on Saturday have been rescued. the rescued persons include a 65-year-old man, a nursing mother, her baby, a 6-year-old girl, and her two siblings aged 2 and 5.
The Executive Director of Esan Youth for Good governance and social justice Comrade Benson Odia announced that the kidnappers had contacted some families of the victims and demanded N20 million for each person.
Mr. Odia appealed to the authorities to intensify efforts at rescuing those still being held captive by the gunmen, Punch reported.
The gunmen demanded N620 Million for the ransom.