Posted by News Express | 9 September 2021 | 2,069 times
By GARBA MUHAMMAD, Kaduna
Bandits have killed a Mobile Police Inspector and abducted 23 persons in Ungwan Maje and Ungwan Laka, in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
The bandits also attacked retired military personnel, Arewa Sanoma, who narrowly escaped with his family, but succeeded in burning down his car and one motorcycle.
According to Billy Ibrahim, an eyewitness, “The armed bandits came in large numbers with heavy weapons, shooting sporadically in the early hours of Wednesday.
“The bandits first attacked Ungwan Maje, where they abducted 16 persons, majority of whom were women and children.”
He added that “the bandits later unleashed terror on Ungwan Laka, where the Mobile Police Inspector, Joshua Markus, who came to visit his family from Rivers State, was killed, before abducting seven persons, including the wife and daughter of the deceased.
“The bandits also attacked retired military personnel, Arewa Sanoma, who narrowly escaped with his family but the bandits succeeded in burning down his car and one motorcycle.
“The body of the Police Inspector has been deposited at the Saint Gerald mortuary.”
The Kaduna State Police Command was yet to confirm the report as the time of this report.
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