By Ibrahim Hassan-Wuyo
No fewer than 20 persons have been kidnapped in Kurmin Sata, a few kilometers from Millennium City in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State. One person was also said to have been killed.
Also, 10 farmers, who were cultivating on their farms in Udawa community were among the abductees. A resident of the community who confirmed the incident in a telephone interview said going to the farm has become risky.
In an interview with newsmen, one of the heads of Joint Taskforce,JTF, in the areas where the bandits kidnapped 20 natives, who pleaded for anonymity, said the bandits attacked the Kurmin Sata community around 12:16 am on Saturday.
“Out of the 20 persons, four including two women and men escaped during the attack,” he said.
“The village head of the community and some traditional title holders, women and children were among the kidnapped victims. While they were shooting sporadically, a bullet hit and killed one person in his home. The Police from the Millennium City visited the community this morning;” he said.