Bandits On Rampage, Attack Police Escort, Kidnap Over 50 Persons   

0
Bandits On Rampage, Attack Police Escort, Kidnap Over 50 Persons

 

 

 

Bandits on Wednesday abducted scores of travellers along Kaduna–Birnin Gwari Highway after attacking their convoy.

 

 

 

 

 

The incident occurred at about 11am and it was learnt that most of the victims were traders on their way to Kano.

 

 

 

Daily Trust reports that a community leader identified as Muhammadu Umaru, said that four of his neighbours were abducted.

 

He added that the vehicles attacked were about 20 which were led by a police escort.

 

We have about 70 of our traders from Udawa town alone and there are others from neighbouring towns in the convoy that was attacked between Udawa and Buruku along the highway.

 

“My neighbours were involved because we call their phones and a bandit picked the call,” he said.

 

It was gathered that some of the traders that ran into the bush called their relations to inform them of the situation.

 

The state Police Command’s spokesman, Jalige Mohammed, promised to comment on the incident after finding out details.

 

Kaduna State has been facing bandits’ attacks for a while and the state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, said his administration’s intention was to kill all bandits.

 

He said this on Tuesday after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on the recent bandits’ attack that claimed 40 lives in the state.

 

The governor, accompanied by the state Commissioner for Internal Security, Samuel Aruwan, said the bandits’ whereabouts were not hidden, but that the military was mindful of the collateral damage it could cause the civilian community.

 

Bandits On Rampage, Attack Police Escort, Kidnap Over 50 Persons

Previous article‘I Killed Mama To Carry Her Money, She Did Not Offend Me’ — Housemaid Who Killed Edo Former Governor’s Mother Confessed
Next articleBREAKING!!! Tension As Unknown Gunmen Shoots Another Nigerian Lawmaker  
Jake Clifford is a Nigerian Born blogger and a fast growing Journalist, whose aim is to inform Nigerians with happening across Nigeria. Send story tips to him via [email protected] or

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.