The abductors of the Plateau monarch, His Royal Highnes, Chief Charles Mato Dakat the Sum Pyem of Gindiri District of Mangu LGA, have demanded the sum of N50million ransom to grant the release of the royal father.
A source in the traditional council, who pleaded to be anonymous, said the abductors spoke with some members of the family through the monarch’s phone.
According to the source, the abductors said the monarch is being treated well and is okay, and that they do not have the intention of harming him.
As earlier reported , the monarch, Chief Charles Mato Dakat who is the paramount ruler in Gindiri chiefdom of Mangu LGA was abducted by the gunmen who attacked his palace on Sunday, the 26th of December, 2021 by 1am. Since the unfortunate incident, it has been gathered that there had been panic in the community.
The spokesman for the Plateau state Police Command, Ubah Ogaba who confirmed the kidnap of the monarch said that security operatives had been deployed in the area to rescue the victim.