Suspected bandits were said to have killed one person and kidnapped 14 other passengers along the Birnin Gwari-Kaduna road and Dogon Dawa village both in Birnin Gwari local government area of Kaduna.
Reports indicate that the incident had occurred between Monday, September 23 and Tuesday, September 24.
Among the victims was Jibrin Maigwari general hospital accountant and a member of the Birnin Gwari traditional council. An indigene said the bandits also invaded Dogon Dawa villages on the evening of Tuesday, September 24 and opened fire on the villages, killing one person and later took six people away including two children.
DSP Yakubu Sabo,state police public relations officer , confirmed the incident saying that nine out of the fourteen victims that were abducted on Monday by the bandits have been rescued, while effort is being made to rescue the remaining four others.
He, however, advised people to avoid travelling through the Birnin Gwari Kaduna road at night to avoid being kidnapped by bandits.
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