in

Police Overpowered As Gunmen Invades Abuja Community, Abducts Residents

The gunmen overpowered the police, then proceeded to the council’s New Poultry area and kidnapped two residents.

Some gunmen have shot a police officer who was trying to prevent the abduction of some members of Tungan-Maje community in Gwagwalada Area Council of Abuja.

Police Overpowered As Gunmen Invades Abuja Community, Abducts Residents 1

A resident of the area, Ibrahim Saidu, said the gunmen in their numbers went on rampage as they engaged both the police and some vigilantes in a shootout on Tuesday.

Saidu said the gunmen, who first attacked residents of Anguwar Samu in Tungan-Maje, whisked away two persons after an exchange of gunfire that lasted over an hour, Daily Trust reports.

“The entire residents of Anguwar Samu were gripped with fear because of the gunshots but unfortunately, they succeeded in abducting two people,” he said.

READ ALSO  Policemen Arrested For Shooting A Wedding Guest To Death During 'Stop & Search' In Imo

According to him, after the police were overpowered, the kidnappers proceeded to New Poultry area of the council area where they also abducted two residents.

He said the police officer and a vigilante who sustained injuries in the incident had been taken to an undisclosed hospital for treatment.

When contacted, the spokesperson for the FCT police command, ASP Maryam Yusuf, neither responded to calls nor replied text messages requesting her reaction on the incident.

 

KanyiDaily had also reported how unknown gunmen kidnapped an APC chieftain in Cross River State, Mr Dominic Aqua Edem, and demanded N50 million ransom.

READ ALSO  PDP Challenges President Buhari To Debate With Their Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Kanye West Responds To Kim Kardashian’s Divorce Filing, Agrees On Joint Children Custody 27

Kanye West Responds To Kim Kardashian’s Divorce Filing, Agrees On Joint Children Custody

IPOB Condemns 'Ebube Agu' Security Outfit, Vows To Kill Anyone Who Spies On ESN 28

IPOB Condemns ‘Ebube Agu’ Security Outfit, Vows To Kill Anyone Who Spies On ESN