by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna
Again, no few than 17 persons have been reportedly kidnapped in a village in Chikun local government area of Kaduna state.
Eye witness sources also stated that four other persons narrowly escaped the kidnappers’ attacks with bullets injuries.
Although, information available was scanty at the time of filling this report, but sources said the incident happened in Udawa Village, along Birnin Gwari highway on Saturday.
In a statement posted on Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Kaduna state council WhatsApp group chat by a council leader on Sunday, stated that, “17 persons were kidnapped yesterday at Udawa Village, while four others escaped with bullets.
When contacted, the police Public Relations Officer of Kaduna Police Command, Mohammed Jalige, could neither pick his call nor replied SMS sent to him for confirmation.