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Bandits Abduct Seven Persons In Kaduna

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A family of five alongside two other persons have been kidnapped by unknown gunmen in Barakallahu, which is along Kaduna-Zaria road, in Igabi local government area, Kaduna State.

Naija News understands that the kidnappers had stormed the community at about 1:30am on Friday, shooting sporadically and burgled into a house to kidnap a woman and her four children.

Speaking on the incident, family head, Abdulsalami Haruna, hinted that the bandits broke into his house and abducted his wife and four children, two of whom are students of the Federal University, Malumfashi, Katsina State.

He added that the unknown gunmen also abducted two of his neighbor’s children.

Haruna told The Nation that the bandits also attacked two other houses, including that of a retired director in the Kaduna State Ministry of Education.

According to him, “the incident happened at about 1:30 am. They broke my gate and came into my compound. They broke the door to my house and ordered everybody to follow them.

“They went away with my wife and four of my children, two of whom are students of the Federal University, Malumfashi, Katsina State.

“They also attacked my neighbour and went away with two of his children.

“Two other houses, including that of a retired director in the Kaduna State Ministry of Education, were also attacked, but they did not kidnap anybody or carry anything there.

“We alerted the security personnel but by the time they arrived the bandits had escaped with the victims.”

Source: Naija News

Ogbolu George is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Benin. He loves politics, is a movie addict and a die-hard Arsenal fan. George is a Senior Content Creator at Naija News.