Two murdered, 3 kidnapped as gunmen attack tourists in Kaduna

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Two murdered, 3 kidnapped as gunmen attack tourists in Kaduna

On Saturday, some unknown gunmen launched an attack at a popular tourist resort in Kajuru Local Government Area, Kaduna State, killing two and abducting three others.

A statement which was signed by DSP Yakubu Abubakar Sabo, who is the Police Public Relations Officer, Kaduna State Command, made available to newsmen on Saturday stated, ““On 20/04/19 at about 0020hrs, we received an information through DPO Kajuru that at about 2340hrs, some suspected Kidnappers armed with dangerous weapons gained entry into a recreational resort called Kajuru Castle in Kajuru Local Government Area shooting sporadically and in the process shot dead two persons including an expatriate lady and took away three others.

“Patrol Teams led by the DPO rushed to the scene evacuated the victims to St. Gerald Hospital.”

The statement also made it known that investigation later showed that the victims alongside twelve others came all the way from Lagos State on tourism and then organized a party at the Castle located at the Hill Top when the incident occurred.

“”Before now, whenever such a social event is to be done, the organizers will inform the police for security coverage, but the party was organized and carried out with the proper knowledge of the Police in the area as traditionally done.

“The command have so far carried out intensive efforts so as to rescue those kidnapped, apprehended the fleeing culprits and bring them to justice,” it explained.

Lastly, CP Ahmad Abdur-Rahman, who’s the Kaduna State Commissioner of Police, made an appeal to members of the public to help the police with important information that would help in the arrest of the perpetrators of these heinous acts.

Two murdered, 3 kidnapped as gunmen attack tourists in Kaduna

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