Bandits have killed a Mobile Police Inspector and abducted 23 persons in Ungwan Maje and Ungwan Laka, in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

An Eyewitness, Billy Ibrahim, said the armed bandits came in large numbers with heavy weapons, shooting sporadically.

He narrated that they first attacked Ungwan Maje, where they abducted 16 persons, the majority of whom were women and children.

The bandits later unleashed terror on Ungwan Laka, where the Mobile Police Inspector, Joshua Markus, who came to visit his family from Rivers State was killed, before abducting 7 persons, including the wife and daughter of the deceased.

Another eyewitness said that the bandits also attacked retired military personnel, Arewa Sanoma, who narrowly escaped with his family.

The bandits, however, succeeded in burning down his car and one motorcycle.

The body of the police inspector has been deposited at the Saint Gerald mortuary.



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