Abduction Another Christian girl abducted by Muslim men in Benue

Another case of forced abduction has been reported after alleged Muslim men kidnap a Christian girl and converted her to Islam.

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The abducted Patience Paul

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Hardly has the dust raised by the abduction of 14-year-old Ese Oruru, an Urhobo, Delta State born Christian girl from her parents' home in Bayelsa State, by a Muslim man, Yunusa, and her forceful conversion to Islam and child-marriage yet to die down, and another case of forceful abduction has been reported.

Read More: "Looming War: 13-yr-old Christian girl kidnapped by Muslim man, forcefully converts her to Islam, marries her"

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Patience Paul



Patience Paul

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According to a lawyer and human rights activist, Tsembelee Daniel Sorkaa, a young girl by the name Patience Paul, was forcefully abducted from her home in Benue State by two Muslim men, identified as Monde and Suleiman, who are members of the the Hisbah group in Gidan Kukah, Runjin Sambo area of Sokoto State, and taken to their base with the aim of converting her to Islam and giving her out in marriage.

Read More: "Ese Oruru: Group says people who helped abductor are in Emir’s palace"

Sorkaa who is the lawyer to the Paul family, posted this appeal on Facebook:

"BENUE People, let's help our own. Keep sharing until she gets help from both Sokoto State Government and Benue State Government.


Subject Matter: Forceful Abduction

Name of Complainant: Isaac Adaji Paul, from Ohimini Local Government Area of Benue State.

Complaint to the Police: Forcefully abduction of my younger sister by two of our neighbours (Monde & Suleiman), and the Hisbah group in Gidan Kukah, Runjin Sambo area Sokoto, with the intention of converting her to Islam.

They confirmed to Kwani Police Station, Sokoto, Sokoto State, that they took the girl to the Sultan's Palace, but after investigations by the Kwani Police Station and subsequent complaint to Police Headquarters, Sokoto State, the complainant, Isaac Adaji Paul, was advised to go and maintain peace. He has since relocated to a place in Sokoto State for his security.

Date Missing: 12th of August 2015.

Date of Complaint to Kwani Police State, Sokoto, Sokoto State: 13th August, 2015

Action by Police Headquarters, Sokoto State: Go and maintain peace

Name of the Girl: Patience Paul.

Her age now: 15 years.

Language spoken: Idoma

Her whereabouts: In the Sultans Palace.

GSM Number of the Hisbah Commander's or Abductors: Ilyasu Muhammed: 08169317038

Umar Dauda Gada: GSM No. 08035584277

Thanks and hope to hear from you soon.

GSM No. of Complainant: Isaac Adaji Paul: 08063358061; 07083285018."

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