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Vigilante, 3 others kidnapped by gunmen

Four persons, including a vigilante have been abducted by suspected gunmen in Asa Local Government Area of Kwara State.

Nigeriacrime.com gathered that the tragic incident occurred on Tuesday evening in Aboto, Asa local government area of Kwara State while the victims were reportedly ambushed by their the gunmen.

Confirming the incident, the Chairman of the vigilante in Kwara State, Saka Ibrahim, said, “A local who had a naming ceremony for his child was taking some guests home after the programme when his car was ambushed.

“Three male guests and one of our vigilante officials who tried to rescue them were kidnapped in the process. He was not wearing a uniform and did not bear any arm.

“Our men have been searching the bush for their whereabouts since then but no progress yet”.

Saka expressed deep concern that the situation has been “really troubling because the abductors are yet to contact any of the victim’s family for ransom”.

In a related development, suspected terrorists killed at least two villagers and kidnapped a yet to be determined number of persons in separate attacks on two communities in Katsina State early hours of Thursday.

According to a reliable source, the hoodlums who stormed the community in their numbers, shooting sporadically, also injured some residents in the attack

Early hours of the same day, another group of suspected terrorists reportedly attacked Yahuza settlement in Fankama village, Faskari local government, where they killed one of the villagers, kidnapped three women and injured two others who are currently receiving treatment at a hospital.

When contacted, the Katsina Police spokesperson, ASP Sadiq Abubakar promised to confirm the report but has not as at the time of filing this report.

Lately, communities in frontline local government areas of Katsina State have come under renewed attack since the reported mass exodus of suspected terrorists to the state from Zamfara.

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