- Gunmen have reportedly abducted Katuka Humble, a local government chairman in Kaduna state
- The local government chairman was on his way to the farm when he was abducted
- The unknown gunmen reportedly opened fire on the motorcycle and killed the rider
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A report by The Cable indicates that the chairman of Kaura local government area of Kaduna state, Katuka Humble, was reportedly kidnapped on Sunday, September 27.
According to a source, the local government chairman was on his way to the farm when he was abducted around Kiduni village in Chikun LGA of the state.
The source speaking further said that the unknown bandits reportedly opened fire on the motorcycle, killing the rider, before the chairman was taken away.
The source said:
"The chairman was kidnapped on his way to the farm on Sunday. The farm is located somewhere around Kiduni in Chikun LGA. I understand that a bike man was taking him to the farm. The bandits shot at them and killed the bike man and kidnapped the chairman.”
The newspaper noted that Mohammed Jalige, the spokesman of the Kaduna state police command, is yet to comment on the alleged attack at the time of filing this report.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that gunmen suspected to be kidnappers abducted seven people in Kaduna metropolis.
Those kidnapped include five members of a family in Barakallahu, a suburb of Kaduna metropolis.
Barkallahu is a community neighbouring the National Teachers Institute (NTI), along Kaduna-Zaria road, in Igabi local government area of the state.
The bandits reportedly invaded the community at about 1:30am on Friday, September 18, shooting sporadically and burgled into a house to kidnap a woman and her four children.
In a related development, no fewer than 20 residents have been abducted by some suspected gunmen in Tunga Maji, a suburb of Abuja early Thursday morning, September 10.
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