Bandits have abducted a mother and four of her children at their residence in “Oil Village”, Sabon Tasha under Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
It was gathered that the abduction happened in the early hours of Saturday.
Spokesperson for the police in Kaduna, ASP Jalige Mohammed, confirmed the abduction in a statement.
According to him, the incident happened simultaneously with another kidnap attempt that was foiled by security agencies in same community on same day.
He said the victims were taken to an unknown destination, adding that efforts were ongoing to ensure their safe return.
The police spokesperson further said the command received a distress call from the first community at Sabo GRA as the bandits were forcing their way into a house but the attack was foiled based on security agents’ quick response.
He said, “Unfortunately, it was discovered that the bandits operated simultaneously with one at oil village in the same Sabo Location where they kidnapped a woman and her four (4) children to an unknown destination.”
Jalige added that investigation into the two incidents had commenced.