Several gunmen suspected to be kidnap for ransom gang have invaded Akare community of Wushishi Local government Area in Niger State.
The attack occurred at about 11 am-12 noon on friday, according to an eyewitness who spoke with Nigerwatch Newspaper but want his name kept under cover for fear of a reprisal, said, the gunmen numbering over 20 came on motorcycles with guns, they first made their way to a former councilors home, where monies were carted away and a girl of about 18 years was kidnapped.
The gunmen then went to another man’s house and carted away monies and took the man along, also about four motorcycles were carted away by the gunmen, the source added.
The Niger Sate police command’s public relations officer, ASP. Muhammad Dan’inna Abubakar who spoke to Nigerwatch Newspaper, said the police, the IGP tactical team and the special anti-robbery team are probing the incidence.