Gunmen Abduct Monarch’s Nine Children in Nigeria’s Northwest

Suspected Kidnappers Attack Genuine Estate, Gwarimpa (News Central TV)

Gun-wielding men suspected to be bandits stormed the palace of the Emir of Kagarko in southern part of Kaduna State, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, and whisked away nine of his children, grandchildren and three others in the community.

The gunmen were said to have stormed the area around 11:15pm and headed directly to the Emir’s palace.

“They took away his youngest wife, nine children and grandchildren but the wife escaped and returned back home,” he said.

Gunmen Abduct Monarch’s Nine Children in Nigeria’s Northwest (News Central TV)

The assailants also went along with three other persons, including a lady and injured one Audu Kwakulu of Ungwan Pah who is now receiving treatment at a hospital.

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A source stated: “The bandits also killed one herdsman in Kuchimi village and looted seven shops in Janjala village (both in Kagarko LG) on their way back.”

Kaduna, a state in the North West region of the country, is grappling with a severe wave of insecurity, which has greatly impacted its residents.

The relentless activities of bandits have brought immense hardship to various areas within the state, leaving the population vulnerable and distressed.

Despite assurances from the government to address this pressing issue, the situation remains unresolved.

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