3 kidnappers, 1 policeman killed in Kaduna as expatriates escape abduction

3 kidnappers, 1 policeman killed in Kaduna as expatriates escape abduction

There was chaos in the morning of Wednesday, April 3, as five alleged kidnappers reportedly attacked a major contracting firm in Kaduna state killing a policeman.

The organisation, according Daily Trust, has its office located in Mando area of the state.

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It was learnt that the kidnappers stormed the company around 5:40am in an attempt to abduct some expatriates.

They were, however, said to have been confronted by a team of policemen drafted to the area.

While three of the kidnappers were killed in the process, a policeman could not survive.

The other two suspects reportedly escaped.

The report quoted the police as saying the kidnappers left behind three AK47 riffles, locally made explosive devices, five petrol bomb, special eye glass used to cover the sight of their victims and a golf vehicle.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Unknown gunmen attacked and abducted Muntari Ibrahim, popularly known as Muntari Kwai, a general manager in charge of public relations of the Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMet).

Ibrahim was said to have been kidnapped along Kaduna-Abuja expressway.

His son, Ibrahim Muntari, confirmed the incident and said it happened in the afternoon of Tuesday, April 2.

According to his son, the victim was returning to Abuja along with his brother, Tasi’u Isah, when the incident occurred.

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It also earlier reported how the police command in Kaduna state said the report on alleged kidnap of 30 people along Abuja-Kaduna expressway was fake news and should not be believed.

Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Yakubu Sabo, the command’s public relations officer stated this in a statement in Kaduna on Tuesday, April 2.

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