BREAKING! Expatriate, One Other Killed, 3 Abducted As Gunmen Ambush Tourists In Kajuru

    Commissioner of Police Kaduna State, CP Abdurrahman

    *Police vows to apprehend culprits

    By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna

    Gunmen armed with dangerous weapons have attacked a popular tourist resort in Kajuru Local Government Area, Kaduna State, killing two and abducting three.

    This was revealed in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, Kaduna State Command, DSP Yakubu Abubakar Sabo, made available to newsmen on Saturday April 20, 2019.

    “On 20/04/19 at about 0020hrs, we received an information through DPO Kajuru that at about 2340hrs, some  suspected Kidnappers armed with dangerous weapons gained entry into a recreational resort called  Kajuru Castle in Kajuru Local Government Area shooting sporadically and in the process shot dead two persons including an expatriate lady and took away three others.

    ” Patrol  Teams led by the DPO rushed to the scene evacuated the victims to St. Gerald Hospital.

    The statement informed that investigation later revealed that the victims along with twelve others came from Lagos on tourism after which they organized a party at the Castle located at the Hill Top during which the incident happened. 

    “Normally, whenever such social events would happen, the organisers used to inform the Police for security coverage, but the party was done without the knowledge of the Police in the area as traditionally done. 

    “However, intensive efforts are being made by the Command to rescue the kidnapped persons, apprehended the fleeing culprits and bring them to justice,” it stated.

    AUTHENTIC News Daily further gathered from the statement that the Kaduna State Commissioner of Police CP Ahmad Abdur-Rahman appealed to members of the public to assist the Police with relevant information that would help in the arrest of the perpetrators of this heinous acts.


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