Bandits marching Kaduna residents into forest

Bandits have invaded Angwar Danko village in Kakangi Constituency of Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State, forcing abductees into forest.

Daily Trust gathered that a large number of bandits invaded the community around 6pm, on Wednesday, firing shots indiscriminately.

Men and women who were abducted by the attackers are currently being marched into the forest, according to witnesses.

Yahaya Musa Dan Salio, representative for Kakangi Ward in the State House of Assembly, confirmed the incident.

He stated that he had yet to receive full details regarding the number of villagers abducted but confirmed that it is in the dozens.

“I just received a call from the area informing me that dozens of my constituents have been abducted. The bandits have surrounded the village, and as we speak, they are still there, taking their victims into the forest. The situation is dire,” he said.

Dan Salio expressed concern, noting that most of the victims were men and suggesting that there could be casualties.

He emphasized the urgent need for authorities to deploy more security checkpoints in the area to restrict the movement of bandits.

When contacted, ASP Mansur Hassan, the Public Relations Officer for the State Police Command, stated that he would reach out to the area for details before providing further comments.

(Daily Trust)

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