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Crime & Punishment of Friday, 10 March 2023


Terrorists kill pastor’s son, abduct wife, three others in Kaduna

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Bandits have reportedly attacked Karimbu-Kahugu community in Lere Local Government Area of Kaduna State, killing a Pastor’s son and kidnapping his wife and three others.

The attack, The Nation gathered occurred in the early hours of Friday.

Vice Chairman, Kahugu National Development Associations Peter Mukaddas confirmed the incident to journalists.

He said the assailants invaded the village, went straight to the cleric’s residence and took vantage position.

It was gathered that the terrorists operated for over an hour unchallenged. In the process, they reportedly shoot sporadically at the ceiling were the Pastor’s son was hiding.

Mukaddas said they have reported the matter to the police but residents in the area are in confusion with the kidnappers yet ro establish contact.

Kaduna police spokesman DSP Mohammed Jalige was not reachable of the time of filing this report.