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Family of slain Bauchi lawmaker regains freedom


Two wives and a year old daughter of the slain Bauchi Assembly lawmaker, Musa Mante Baraza have regained freedom after four days in captivity.

Unknown gunmen had on Friday killed the lawmaker and abducted his family in his resident in Dass local government of Bauchi State.

The chief of staff to the governor, Ladan Salihu announced their release in a tweet, saying “Alhamdulillah! The Wives of Hon Musa Baraza, Bauchi House Member murdered 4 days ago in Dass have regained freedom.


“The one-year-old baby abducted along with them is also released. Gov Bala Mohammed has directed doctors and security to give them adequate care and attention.”

Musa Mante was killed by suspected gunmen on Thursday night at his residence in Dass after the gunmen, suspected to be armed robbers invaded his house.

His wives Rashida Musa Mante (40), Rahina Musa Mante (35) and a daughter Fausar Musa Mante (1year) were taken away while four empty shells of life ammunition were recovered at the scene by the police.

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