Bride-to-be, four others abducted in Kaduna


A girl who was about to be married and four others at a village, Kasan Dam in Rigachikun community of Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State have been kidnapped by terrorists.

A community leader, Malam Abdulrasheed explained that the terrorists attacked was the first of its kind in the community.

According to him, “We have informed the police about it. They were yet to contact the families of the victims.”

He further explained that the terrorists came to the community and kidnapped five locals, including the girl who was about to be married, adding that the terrorists went to three houses and picked the victims at gunpoint.

He added that the terrorists came heavily armed and attacked the community at about 1 am on Wednesday.

Malam Abdulrasheed noted that in one of the houses, there was a woman with her grandchildren sleeping, saying that they (terrorists) took her grandchild, who was about to be married.

The old woman confirmed that they were fast asleep when the terrorists came into their room, disrupted their sleep and asked Khadija and Sabilu to follow them.

She added that the terrorists stole their phone and bread that they kept on the table, stressing that they were thrown into confusion.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Kaduna State Police Command, ASP Mohammed Jalige, was yet to respond to inquiries on the attack.

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