JUST IN: Gunmen Invade Homes, Abduct Six Residents In Abuja
Six residents of the Tungan-Maje community in the Gwagwalada area council of Abuja have been abducted.
A resident, identified as Yahaya said the incident happened around 11:46 pm on Monday.
The kidnappers, in their large numbers, were said to have invaded some houses at Anguwar Dabiri and Anguwar Sarki, within the metropolis.
He said the kidnappers divided themselves into three groups before attacking three houses in the area.
The district head of Tungan-Maje, Alhaji Hussaini Barde, confirmed the latest kidnap incident, saying six persons were abducted.
“In fact, activities of kidnappers in Tungan-Maje have been causing a nightmare to my people. And I can tell you that since September last year till date, we have recorded 9 deadly attacks by kidnappers,” he said.
He, therefore, appealed to the security authorities to come to the aid of his subjects by deploying enough personnel that can checkmate the activities of the kidnappers.
The spokesperson of the FCT police command, ASP Maryam Yusuf, could not be reached for comment.
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