By AbdulGafar Alabelewe, Kaduna
Barely 24 hours after his abduction, kidnappers of Emir of Kajuru, Alhaji Alhassan Adamu, have demanded a ransom of N200 million.
The 85- year-old Emir was kidnapped at his residence in Kajuru, Kajuru local government area of Kaduna in the early hours of Sunday.
He was whisked away with 10 members of his family, including two grandchildren and three women.
READ ALSO: Troops comb Kaduna forest for abducted emir, kids
A source close to the palace confirmed to journalists on Monday afternoon the bandits have contacted the Emirate Council members and demanded for N200 million.
Kaduna Police Command had on Sunday said police and Army operatives have been deployed to the forests to rescue the Emir.