Kaduna: Bandits invade Angwar Danko, kidnap unspecific number of villagers

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: invade Angwar Danko, kidnap unspecific number of villagers


Bandits have invaded Angwar Danko in Kakangi Constituency of Birnin Gwari Local Area of on Wednesday at 6 pm firing shots indiscriminately, while forcing their victims into the forest.

According to the resident of the area, and who were abducted by the suspected bandits are currently being marched into the forest.

Yahaya Musa Dan Salio, representative for Kakangi Ward in the State of Assembly, confirmed the incident.

He stated that he had yet to receive full details regarding the number of villagers abducted but confirmed that it is in the dozens.

“I just received a call from the area informing me that dozens of my constituents have been abducted. The bandits have surrounded the village, and as we speak, they are still there, taking their victims into the forest. The situation is dire,” he said.

Dan Salio expressed concern, noting that most of the victims were men.

ASP Mansur Hassan, the Public Relations Officer for the State Command, stated that he would reach out to the area for details before providing further comments.

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