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Bandits kidnap woman, her 4 children in kaduna

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Kaduna Command of Nigeria of Police has said that some suspected bandits numbering about 30 have kidnapped a woman and her 4 children in Sabo GRA in Chikun LGA of the State.

Acccording to the statement by ASP Muhammmad Jalige, Command’s Spokesperson said in the early hours of today Saturday at about 0105hrs, the Command through Divisional Police Officer of Sabon Tasha recieved a distress call from a good Samaritan that some suspected armed bandits numbering about thirty (30) with some in military gears and bearing dangerous weapons, attempted to break into a residential area at Sabo GRA in Chikun LGA of the to commit heinous crime.

” On receiving the distress call, Operatives were immediately mobilized with the support of other security agents to the scene with a view to thwart the bandit’s intention. The criminals on sensing the presence of security agents, started shooting indiscriminately.”

The statement however said the Operatives did not hesitate in returning fire for fire and succeeded in foiling the attempt.

It maintained that the criminals been frustrated by the Police and other security agents, set the resident on fire and flee for their lives.

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” Unfortunately, it was discovered that the bandits operated simultaneously with one at oil village in the same Sabo Location where they kidnapped a woman and her four (4) children to an unknown destination.

The Spokesman pointed out investigation into the two incidences has since commenced while effort is ongoing to facilitate safe rescue of the victims of the other sad incident.

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” The Command is deeply saddened by the setback but is doing everything possible to restore normalcy within the public space in line with the directive of the Inspector General of Police IGP Baba Usman Alkali.”

It further called on members of the public to promptly report suspicious situations and incidences as that will elicit a quick positive response from the Command.

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