By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
Residents of Gbayi Villa, located in Romi Ward, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna metropolis are traumatised, following the killing of one and kidnapping of two others in the early hours of Friday in the community.
An eyewitness who informed our correspondent about the incident around 1:30am Friday morning, said that the kidnappers killed one who raised alarm during the operation.
“They have left all residents of Gbagyi Villa in fear. They killed one of the local security men and went away with two persons, a husband and wife,” he informed.
Speaking further, he said they alerted police authorities who came to the area, but couldn’t stay long, as they received another distress call.
“While the police patrol team were in our area, they received another call that someone has been killed in Maraban Rido and they had to leave.
“May God help the situation in Kaduna,” he prayed.
It was gathered that the deceased was until his death, a student of Kaura Namoda Polytechnic, Zamfara State, while the abducted couple were said to have newly packed into the area.
Chairman of Vigilante in Gbagyi Villa, Engineer Martin’s Emmanuel confirmed the incident to our correspondent on phone.
He said it was unfortunate, but they are still trying to unravel circumstances surrounding the incident.
Meanwhile, efforts made to confirm the incidents from the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Mohammed Jalinge proved abbortive as SMS sent to his phone was not yet replied at the time of filing this report.
He later sent in SMS “I will call you later.”