21 people travelling along Kaduna-Kachia road were on Friday evening abducted by unknown gunmen in uniform.
A councillor from Southern Kaduna and few others have escaped. They ran through the bush when gunmen abducted about 21 people along the Kaduna–Kachia road late Friday.
Journalists were told that not fewer than 21 persons were kidnapped. This happened after the gunmen in Army uniform blocked the road at Idom on the Kaduna–Kschia road. Kaduna-Kachia Road
Security agencies have not released any information on the situation.
A source said that, “It was in the late hour of Friday; the armed men came in large numbers. They were dressed in military uniform. They abducted 21 persons along Kaduna- Kachia road. This was at Idon village of Kajuru Local Government area of Kaduna State.” Kaduna-Kachia Road
The source further explained that the councillor, and the others that escaped from the kidnappers, later found themselves at Mararraban Kajuru, where they were assisted by the natives.
Meanwhile, the councillor has appealed to government to ensure that security agencies maintained law and order in the area. Kaduna-Kachia Road
“It was in the late hour of Friday, the armed men who came in large number dressed in military uniform and abducted 21 persons along Kaduna- Kachia road at Idon village of kajuru local government area of Kaduna State,” a local said.
“The councillor who was among the two persons that escaped from the kidnappers in the bush ran through the bush and they later found themselves at Mararraban Kajuru, where they were assisted by the locals.”
The councillor who narrated his ordeal to a TV station appealed to government to beef up security in and around the area.