Bandits free kidnapped Plateau pharmacist

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The Secretary of the Plateau state chapter of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Pharmacist Kim Bot, who was kidnapped on Wednesday by bandits has been set free.

It was learnt that he was released on Thursday night.

The PUNCH had reported how Pharmacist Bot was abducted on Wednesday night along Lamingo Road Junction in the Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau state.

He was driving in his Honda Hennessy gold colour car around 8pm, after closing from work when the incident happened.


Family sources confirmed the release of the pharmacist to The PUNCH in Jos on Friday.

One of them said the pharmacist was released unconditionally even though the bandits initially demanded an undisclosed amount of money as ransom.

The source added that he had been taken to the hospital where he is presently receiving treatment

He thanked God for sparing the life of Bot whom he described as a good man.

The family member said, “Pharmacist Kim Bot has been released to the glory of God. He is presently being attended to in a hospital in Jos. We really thank God for sparing his life and the security agents for working to secure his release.”

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