Fidelity bank banner Bayelsa State banner
Bandits kidnap another 40 passengers along Birnin Gwari – Kaduna Road

By Garba Muhammad, Kaduna on 10/06/2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 1,114

•IGP Ibrahim Idris
•IGP Ibrahim Idris

Bandits have reportedly kidnapped 40 passengers at Kwanar Dutse near Ladi village along Birnin Gwari – Kaduna Road. The abduction was said to have taken place on Saturday night.

Mohammed Sani, a relation of those abducted who spoke with News Express on Sunday, said the Bandits numbering 30, all armed, accosted the truck and a bus they were travelling in.

“They accosted us at Kwanar Dutse, near Ladi, they abducted 40 passengers; out of which 30 of the victims are relations travelling from Manigi, Niger State to Kaduna.

“There are 18 women and one baby among those kidnapped.

“They have demanded for N3million ransom for a set of family.

“The police in Buruku were insisting we give them money before they escort us to recover our vehicle,” Mr. Sani alleged.

Spokesperson of the police, Kaduna State command, however, denied the allegation, adding that the numbers of people kidnapped are “exaggerated”.

He said he is not aware of the Saturday attack, but the command was able to rescue two victims in a gun duel on Friday, as a result of which one person was killed and one other person injured is currently receiving treatment at Buruku.

“There is also a strategic deployment of Police Mobile Force along that axis. We are calling on the general public to stop exaggerating the kidnap cases in that area,” he added.

Source News Express

Posted 10/06/2018 7:36:13 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Emir of Kano wades into Dangote, BUA mining...

Reflections on the National Assembly, By Abdulrazaq Magaji...

Ex-Minister defects to APC with over 8,000 PDP...

CNPP demands immediate, unconditional release of NYCN President...

Stakeholders highlight challenges to mobile money penetration

Military vows unrelenting crackdown on Niger Delta militants...

NCC unveils plan for communication industry

Water supply: Delta Government introduces ‘pay as you...

VC counsels on family life, identifies health benefits...

Ikpeazu floors APC candidate at Abia Governorship Election...

IPOB calls for boycott of 2019 election •Condemns...

Internet can help develop the Nigerian economy —...

 

Latest News 2019: Ambode offered ‘big federal job’ to abandon governorship bid Woman sells baby to raise money for Christmas Delta community petitions Buhari over Army’s refusal to return occupied land Leadership tussle tears Enugu APC apart Disease outbreak looms as floods spread National Assembly passes another amended version of Electoral Act Amendment Bill Buhari, 87 other Presidents to address 73rd Session of United Nations General Assembly Over 100,000 cases pending in Federal High Court, CJ reveals Ohanaeze seeks to promote Igbo language in Lagos 1.3bn people at risk of tuberculosis — WHO Flood: Obiano summons emergency meeting of stakeholders Enelamah calls for active collaboration between private sector and government

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (394,252 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (375,600 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (307,086 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (249,739 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (231,238 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (221,115 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (199,206 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (180,817 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (164,902 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (162,905 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (157,566 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (146,456 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (62) Business & Economy (3,608) Business Verdict (51) Columnists (927) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (207) Entertainment (546) Features (651) Global Business Monitor (299) International (2,407) Interview (164) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (143) News (38,968) Opinion (1,105) Pidgin (11) Politics (6,626) Religion (866) Sports (1,693) Stock Watch (33) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

CBN banner

Firstmobile banner

 

 

NEWS EXPRESS TV

I am Imo State's New Governor -- Okorocha's son-in-law Uche Nwosu...

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement