Bandits kidnap 22 villagers, injure 4 in Kaduna fresh attack

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have kidnapped 22 persons and injured four others, on Wednesday, at Idon town in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

A resident of Idon community, Mr. Aboki Danjuma told newsmen  on Wednesday evening that the criminals came around 12:30 a.m.

He said the bandits began to shoot sporadically, breaking doors and windows.

Also, a councilor in Kajuru Local Government Area of the State, Bala Jonathan said after the attack, they discovered that the following people were taken away by the bandits: Justina Joseph, Mary Joseph, Rejoice Joseph, Stephen Joseph, Samson Ladan, Christiana David, Boniface David, Helen Aminu, Mirabel Aminu, Precious Philemon, Nelson Philemon and Christian Philemon.

Others are Yosi Gabriel, Stephen Clement, Jinkai Musa, Derrick Obadiah, Daniel David, Paul David, Istifanus Peter, Miracle Matthew, Jesse Charles and Favour Daniel.

He mentioned the four injured persons as David Maigaya, Micah Musa, Josephine Matthew and Marshall Musa.

The Kaduna Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Mohammed Jalige is yet to confirm the killings as of the time of filing this report, as he did not pick his calls and did not respond to a text message sent to him.