Gunmen invade FCT community, kidnap 4 family members

Written by on April 21, 2022

Gunmen, suspected to be kidnappers, at the early hours of Wednesday, invaded and kidnapped four family members in Shadadi community in Kuje Area Council, Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Some residents of the community told the Newsmen on Wednesday in Abuja that the incident happened at about 1a.m. after the suspected kidnappers had shot sporadically into the air.

A relative to the abductees, who preferred anonymity, told newmen that the kidnappers, numbering 10 forcefully gained entrance into the house after shooting sporadically into the air and pulling down the widow burglary.

The relative appealed to security agencies, particularly the police to come to the aide of the abductees to ensure their safe release.

Mrs Joy Adogo, a resident of the community and a neighbour to the abductees,

said that several of the abductors were all over the environment while about 10 were inside the house.

Adogo called for improved security patrol, adding that the recent incident was the third within six months in the community.

A team of policemen from the Kuje Divisional Headquarters was seen at the scene of the incident to inspect the area.

When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), DSP Josephine Adeh, said she had not been briefed.

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