Family members of those abducted from the Kaduna train on March 28 have besieged the federal ministry of transportation office in Abuja
The protesters were at the ministry to demand the immediate rescue of their loved ones who have been held by terrorists for over 100 days
According to one of the relatives of the victims, some soldiers of the Nigerian military prevented them from paying ransom for the release of their loved ones
The relatives of the passengers of the ill-fated Monday, March 28, train attack by terrorists have explained by the family members were tortured in a recent video released by their abductors.
Speaking during a protest at the ministry of transportation on Monday, July 25, a relative of one of the passengers said the terrorists were triggered to treat the abductees in a barbaric manner due to anger over the blockade of a ransom in exchange for some of the captives.
In a recent video, the terrorists released a video taken in an unknown location showing them flogging the abductees.
Mukhtar Shuaibu, one of the victims who spoke in the clip confirmed the terrorists’ anger over the blockade of the ransom.
Daily Trust reports that the family member whose younger brother is in the terrorists’ den, the group as earlier promised had begun negotiating directly with relatives.
He, however, noted that they were triggered after some soldiers of the Nigerian military blocked access to the forest and threatened to arrest them for making an attempt to pay ransom to the terrorists.