Crime

Gunmen kill one, abduct 10, injured others in Nasarawa

From Esther Akaa, Lafia
Gunmen suspected to be bandits have killed one person , abducted 10 and injured many others in Kana town, Nasarawa Local Government Area( LGA) of Nasarawa State.
The Chairman of the LGA , Hon Mohammed Sani Ottos confirmed the confirmed Journalists on Tuesday.
He said, ” It is confirmed that some gunmen have stormed the town of Kana Town Monday night, they were well armed, scared the people after they fired several shot.
“I condemned the act, I have just physically visited the town to sympathise with the families of the slain, abducted and injured victims.
“I commend the Guards Brigade 177 Battalion, Keffi who accompanied me to further build the villager’s confidence and pledged to do all within their reach for safe return of the captives.”
Hon Ottos further explained that, the gunmen came from Kana Hill which stretches from Kana to Maraban – Udege, Onda, Agwada , Nasarawa Eggon to Wamba towns, adding that they went back through the same route.
The Voice gathered that a pregnant woman was among those kidnapped to an unknown destination.
When contacted, the State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) ASP Ramhan Nansel said, they were still gathering information about the incident.

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