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Crime & Punishment of Saturday, 21 November 2020

Source: Today NG

Gunmen kill 1, abduct another along Kaduna train station

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Gunmen on Friday night killed one person, abducted another with the third person shot on the leg when the armed men launched an attack in Rigasa; a suburb of Igabi local government area of Kaduna state.

Newsmen gathered that the incident occurred along the new road which connects Kaduna airport and Rigasa train station.

Residents of Rigasa told newsmen that they heard gunshots in the night as security agents battled the gunmen but said the incident had led to the death of one Auwal Rabiu and another resident.

Haruna Ibrahim of Rigasa told our correspondent that the incident occurred around 9 pm adding that the gunmen had attacked and damaged a Police patrol vehicle station around the area.

He said: “The vehicle belonged to Rigasa Police station, the gunmen raided it with bullets, smashing the glass and bursting the tyres before the military chased after the bandits.”

Kaduna State Police Command was yet to confirm the incident.

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