2 Tourists Killed, 3 Others Abducted By Gunmen In Kaduna

2 Tourists Killed, 3 Others Abducted By Gunmen In Kaduna

By Wires Editor | The Trent on April 22, 2019
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Some unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have killed two persons and abducted three others in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

Yakubu Sabo, the state police command spokesman, who confirmed the incident in a statement on Saturday, April 20, 2019, said the gunmen who were armed with dangerous weapons invaded the Kajuru Castle Resort at about 2 pm on Saturday, shooting sporadically and in the process, shot two persons including a female expatriate to death, and whisked three others away.

He said that investigation by the police revealed that the victims along with 12 others came from Lagos on a tourism tour, and they organised a party at the Castle located at the Hill Top during which the incident happened.

According to him, the organisers of the party failed to inform the police to provide security coverage for them as has been the tradition due to the insecurity in the area.

He, however, said efforts are being made by the Command to rescue the kidnapped persons and apprehend the criminals.

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