Bandits Kidnap Family Of Eight, Four Others In Zaria

News - by RadioNow / Jun. 14th, 2021

Kidnappers have abducted a family of eight and four others in the Zaria Local Government Area of Kaduna state.

The latest attack comes barely 48 hours after bandits attacked Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic also in Zaria, kidnapping eight students and two lecturers, as well as shooting another student to death.

Eyewitnesses said the bandits, who were in large numbers, invaded the Kofar Gayan area of Zaria city, in the early hours of Sunday morning, while residents were still sleeping, attacking some houses, and abducting eight family members.

The bandits also attacked other houses within the area and kidnapped four other residents.

The Kaduna State police command through its spokesman, Mohammed Jalige confirmed the incident and disclosed that four other kidnap victims were rescued by police operatives who arrived in the area during the raid and engaged the bandits in a gun battle.

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