Gonan Rogo in Kajuru, Kaduna State Local Government on Tuesday were reported to
have killed seventeen people and five people were wounded.
Sabon-Jero in Kaduna were also allegedly reported to have abducted two sisters.
Command is yet to confirm the incident, but the President of the Adara
Development Association (ADA), Mr Awema Maisamari, confirmed that the 17 people
were killed in Gonan-Rogo village, Kufana District, Kajuru Local government
Area of the state.
hours of Tuesday when gunmen, suspected to be herdsmen, invaded the community.
the bandits as the villagers, who were woken by the sound of gunshots,
scampered for safety in different directions.
invaded the community at about 1:00 am on Tuesday and started killing people. 12
people were killed on the spot, the corpses of others were recovered in the
bush. There are those who sustained injuries.
large number, armed with guns, machetes and knives. Some of the villagers were
killed with guns while others were hacked to death with machetes.
fled, the security personnel manning a checkpoint not too far from the
community came. But they did not enter the community, they just stayed.
Muhammad Jalige, said he was going to find out and report back to the
the abducted sisters of the Sabon-Jero community, New Millennium City, Chikun
State Local Government.
sisters were kidnapped Monday night when the gunmen stormed Sabon-Jero
told Vanguard “the kidnappers stormed the village around 9:40 pm. The
kidnappers targeted the house because its owner was not at home. Only his wife,
her younger sister, and children were in the house. So, they broke in and
kidnapped the woman and her younger sister.”
attackers had already kidnapped the two women, and since they were armed, they
were able to flee with the hostages.