- A policewoman and her daughter has been kidnapped kidnaped in Kaduna
- Also, four other people were kidnapped
- Most of the victims were kidnapped after pulling down their windows
In what can be described as bad day in Kaduna, gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a policewoman and her daughter.
Four other persons were also kidnapped at Bagado Village near Patrick Yakowa way in Chikun local government area of Kaduna state.
According to eyewitnesses, the incident happened in the late hours of Saturday, July 18.
The bandits reportedly stormed the community and started breaking into people’s houses shooting sporadically into the air.
Channels TV, quoting multiple sources, reports that the gunmen abducted most of their victims after pulling down the windows and burglaries of the houses, while others were ordered to come out at gunpoint.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that the in what many Nigerians will see as a laudable development, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt Gen TY Buratai has revealed that the Nigerian Army has embarked on the reorganisation of military operations.
According to the military boss, this is part of efforts to combat banditry and ensuring lasting peace and security in Katsina state and the northwest as directed by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Recall that the Nigerian president had ordered the military to checkmate activities of bandits and criminal elements in the country.
Buratai disclosed this when he was at the Forward Operating Base (FOB) Daura in Katsina state.
Legit.ng had also reported that Buratai charged troops of the Nigerian Army to brace up for the defeat of bandits terrorizing the northern region of the country.
While addressing Special Forces fighting bandits on Sunday, June 28, in Batsari local government area of Katsina state, the army chief noted that there is no excuse for failure in military operations.
The COAS went on to warn the troops of serious consequences if in the face of superior firepower they abandon their positions.
He urged the soldiers to remain committed and adopt all the needed tactics and operational techniques required to end the war against banditry in the northwest, particularly in Katsina.
Buratai further said that the insecurity bedeviling the region is unpredictable and the best way to handle the conflict is for personnel to use their special training skills to end banditry.