Armed bandits attacked Amarawa village in Ilela local government area of Sokoto state on Monday, March 1 and killed ten persons while others sustained injuries.
The gunmen had warned the locals to stay away but they refused and attempted to free the man.
The attackers overpowered the locals, killing many including one man identified as Rabiu Mika Ilu before whisking the businessman away
The police in Sokoto had confirmed the attack.
Meanwhile, the dead have been buried while those who sustained gunshots were in the hospital where doctors removed bullets from their bodies.