Gunmen Kidnap Mother, Four Children In Kaduna
A resident of the area, Alhaji Jamilu also disclosed that the hoodlums came to the area at 12am on Friday morning.
WE BEGAN TO HEAR THE SOUNDS OF GUNSHOTS WHICH WOKE US UP FROM SLEEP, WE EVEN THOUGHT IT WAS COMING FROM THE NIGERIAN AIR FORCE BASE WHICH IS JUST BEHIND US, BUT THE SOUNDS OF VOICES COMING FROM THE NEXT STREET MADE US UNDERSTAND THAT SOMETHING IS DEFINITELY WRONG.
One of the victims, Abdulsalam Haruna, said the gunmen attacked his home and took away his wife and four children, TheCable reports.
The victim gave the names of his children as Muhammad Mustapha Abdulsalam, Hauwa Abdulsalam, Muhammad Abdulsalam and Ummul-Khairi Abdulsalam, while the name of his wife is Hajara Abdulsalam.
The incident happened at about 1:30am (on Friday). They broke my gate and came into my compound. They broke the door to my house and ordered everybody to follow them. They went away with my wife and four of my children, two of whom are students of the Federal Science and Technical College, Malumfashi, Katsina state.
They also attacked my neighbour and Two other houses, including that of a retired director in the Kaduna state ministry of education, were also attacked, but they did not kidnap anybody or carry anything there.
We alerted the security personnel, but by the time they arrived, the bandits had escaped with the victims.
The development comes barely a week after 17 family members who were said to be on their way to the farm were attacked and abducted by bandits in Udawa village, Chikun local government area of the state.