Gunmen kill 2, abduct former lawmaker’s wife in Kaduna
Gunmen killed two persons during an attack on Zongon Aya Community in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
The hoodlums also abducted two persons including the wife of a former lawmaker in the attack which took place in the town located along Kaduna- Zaria Highway around 11:15 pm on Thursday May 20.
Those killed were identified as Salihu Alhaji and Falalu, while those abducted were Sallau Dan Albarka, a businessman and the wife of the ex-lawmaker.
Daily Trust reported that those killed went after the gunmen to rescue those abducted but were ambushed at a village called Tumbau. The third person identified as Mas’ud who drove the deceased on his motorcycle, was shot in the stomach but didn’t die.
An eyewitness identified as Kawu said; “The gunmen came around 11:15 pm and started shooting sporadically in the community, living two people killed and abducted two others among them the wife of an ex-Lawmaker in the state.”
It was further learnt that the operation by the gunmen lasted for almost three hours unchallenged.