In a tragic turn of events, the lifeless body of Mrs. Naja’atu Abdullahi Umar, a pregnant woman who was allegedly kidnapped by bandits, has been discovered in Zamfara State.
The devastating news emerged three days after the pregnant woman was reported missing by her husband, Yahaya Maimagani. He said she left home to have her hair braided in Tsafe town.
According to a family source who relayed the incident to the Nigerian Tribune, her body was found discarded in a farm near the College of Health Science and Technology in Tsafe on Sunday, September 10th.
The circumstances surrounding her kidnapping and murder are deeply distressing.
The source shared the heart-wrenching details, stating, “It was finally believed that she might have been kidnapped because, on that day, kidnappers stormed their area located on the outskirts of the town behind the College of Health Technology, Tsafe.
Her husband and relatives then resolved to wait for a call from her abductors, but no one was contacted as of early morning today. “This afternoon, a compassionate woman passing by the area detected a foul odor. As she investigated, she stumbled upon a lifeless human body, prompting her to quickly run for help and alert those nearby.
To everyone’s horror, they discovered the lifeless remains of Naja’atu.
Her body bore numerous cuts and injuries, amplifying the distressing nature of this tragedy.
It is with heavy hearts that we share the additional devastating news that she was pregnant, having recently entered into marriage.
The State Police Command’s spokesperson, ASP Yazid Abubakar, confirmed the incident and assured the public that the investigation is actively ongoing. The authorities are dedicated to bringing justice to this horrific crime.
The family source said, “Let us come together in solidarity, support, and empathy during this challenging time, as we offer our deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of Mrs. Naja’atu Abdullahi Umar. “May her soul rest in eternal peace, and may justice prevail for her and her unborn child.