Armed assailants on Monday night have kidnapped 36 residents of Keke B Area of New Millennium City in Chikun local government area of Kaduna State.
The attack occurred around 9:00pm Monday night when many residents were yet to return from work.
Although security officers in the Millennium City Police Division were yet to ascertain the actual number of people kidnapped, a resident said about 36 people were abducted.
A resident, who confirmed the attack said that the bandits operated from house to house unchallenged.
According to Mallam Abbas whose brother escaped the attackers by whiskers, “They came in a large number, shooting sporadically with dangerous weapons.”
“They entered houses one after the other and kidnapped the occupants. One person, a motorcycle mechanic, was able to escape from the kidnappers, but they went away with 36 residents.”
The Kaduna State Police Command is yet to confirm the incident.
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