Bandits Kidnap Family Of Eight, Four Others In Zaria
Updated June 13, 2021
Kidnappers have abducted a family of eight and four others in the Zaria Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
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 on Monday.
He 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.
The police spokesman also said security operatives have begun an aggressive patrol in the general area and along the Kaduna-Zaria highway with a view to arresting the bandits and rescuing those kidnapped.
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.