One killed, village head, 14 others abducted as bandits invade Kaduna communities


Bandits have invaded three communities in Kaduna State on Monday killing a security guard and kidnapped about 15 persons, including a village head.

According to reports, the attacked communities are Kuriga, Komo and the Millennium City, all in Chikun Council.

The Kaduna Police Command was however yet to confirm the incidents as the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mohammed Jalige, said he was yet to receive briefs from the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in charge of the area.

A source said the Kuriga and Komo attacks happened between 4am and 5am while the Millennium City attack happened about 10pm

It was gathered that 12 persons were kidnapped in Kuriga and Komo, and the bandits first attacked Manini Village in Kuriga, breaking into shops and carting away foodstuffs and other valuables.

Adding that, the bandits, unsatisfied with the operation, further moved into nearby Komo community and kidnapped one person.

It was also learnt that, the bandits later invaded Danhonu II and Doka Mai- Jama’a, all in Millennium City around 10pm. At Danhonu II, the bandits killed a security guard and abducted a banker and his daughter. While at Doka Jama’a, a few kilometres away from Danhono, a village head was also abducted.

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