Police Debunks Reports Of Bandits Abducting Travellers On Abuja-Kaduna Highway

Date: 10-01-2024 9:09 am (1 month ago) | Author: onuigbo felicia
- at 10-01-2024 09:09 AM (1 month ago)

The Police in Kaduna State have debunked reports of the abduction of scores of persons by suspected bandits along the Kaduna-Abuja highway.

There have been reports that scores of persons were abducted by bandits during an attack on Sunday, January 7.

However in a statement released, the spokesman of the Kaduna State Police Command, Mansir Hassan, admitted that there was a heavy gun duel between security operatives and bandits who attempted to cross the Kaduna-Abuja highway at Dogon Fili area heading towards Jere axis on January 6th, during which some of the bandits escaped with bullet wounds but that no one was abducted during the attack.

Hasan said that in the course of the gun battle, six persons plying the highway sustained varying degrees of injuries and were rushed to the hospital for medical attention.

He gave the names of the victims as Jibrin Tasiu, Jummai Abubakar, Zafira Abubakar, Abdulkarim Nurudeen, Lance Corporal Chinedu Moneke and  Ayo James.

The police spokesman also assured that the Kaduna-Abuja highway has been fortified for the use of commuters.

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