– Suspected kidnappers have killed one person in Kaduna community
– 14 other passengers were also abducted by the suspected kidnappers
– The state police public relations officer, DSP Yakubu Sabo, confirmed the incident
The report by the Channels TV indicated that suspected kidnappers have killed one person and abducted no fewer than 14 people along the Birnin Gwari-Kaduna road and Dogon Dawa village in Birnin Gwari local government area of Kaduna.
Legit.ng reports that the incident occurred between Monday, September 23 and Tuesday, September 24.
It was gathered that the victims of kidnap included the accountant of Jibrin Maigwari general hospital and a member of the Birnin Gwari traditional council.
According to Channels TV, an indigene of the area said the bandits also invaded Dogon Dawa villages on the evening of Tuesday, September 24 and opened fire on the villages, killing one person and later took six people away including two children.
DSP Yakubu Sabo, the spokesman of Kaduna state police command, said while confirming the incident, that nine out of the fourteen victims that were abducted on Monday by the bandits have been rescued, while effort is being made to rescue the remaining four others.
He, however, advised people to avoid travelling through the Birnin Gwari Kaduna road at night to avoid being kidnapped by bandits.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that the troops of Operation Whirl Punch under 1 Division in Kaduna state rescued eight people who were kidnapped along Kaduna-Birnin Gwari highway on Wednesday, September 18.
It was reported that the troops tracked the kidnappers to where they were hiding in Labi village, Chikun local government area in the state and rescued the victims hours after their abduction.
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