Armed Bandits blocked Kaduna-Abuja highway AGAIN, many motorists still missing

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Armed Bandits blocked Kaduna-Abuja highway AGAIN, many motorists still missing

Armed Bandits blocked Kaduna-Abuja highway AGAIN, many motorists still missing

Yesterday afternoon, kidnapper blocked the Kaduna-Abuja Expressway, forcing several motorists to leave behind their cars and run for safety into nearby bushes to avoid being abducted.

This has made so many motorist including passengers unaccounted for, with most of their belongings were taken away by the kidnappers.

A victim who narrowly escaped the attack reported that the incident took place just a few kilometres to Katari village in Kagarko Local Government Area of Kaduna State at about 3.30 p.m.

It was also reported that hundreds of motorists who were travelling from Kaduna to Abuja were stranded for more than 40 minutes as both lanes of the express way were blocked by cars hastily abandoned by their owners.

It was also gathered that the bandits disappeared from the scene of the incident and moved into the bush with some of their victims before security men came, who later cleared the road for the motorists to continue on their journeys.

Reacting to the incident is the owner of the popular Shagalinku Restaurant in Abuja, Umar Shagalinku.

He urged all security authorities to make use of modern technology including helicopters to track kidnappers.

“I have only heard about this robbery and kidnapping along Kaduna-Abuja road in the news and peoples’ lips, but today I witnessed – this is terrible and ungodly.

“I really hope that the government will do something to tackle these criminals so as to help motorists will feel safe while plying this important road,” he stated.

Armed Bandits blocked Kaduna-Abuja highway AGAIN, many motorists still missing

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