Bandits invade Kubwa, Abuja, kill one kidnap scores
The attacked house

Armed bandits, on Tuesday night attacked Extension 2 Relocation, along Arab Road, Kubwa area of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, killing one person, injuring another and abducting about eight persons.

Reports said during the attack which lasted for about an hour an ex-corps member simply identified as Adenike and seven others were kidnapped.

It was gathered that the attackers shot two males, with one of the gunshot victims dying on the spot, as the other was rushed to the Kubwa General Hospital.

Confirming the attack, Police Public Relations Officer in the FCT, DSP Josephine Adeh, said the assailants shot at their victims and abducted four residents during the operation.

The statement reads partly: “Preliminary investigations, however, revealed that at about 1930hrs (7:30 pm) of December 6, 2022, some armed criminals came into the Kubwa Relocation Estate, shot two victims, one Oshodi and another Abdulwahab (both other names unknown).

“The suspects while departing the scene, left with four victims, possibly, to enable them evade arrest by the approaching Police response team deployed to the area on quick intervention.

“The two gunshot victims were immediately rushed to the hospital for medical attention but unfortunately, one of them, Oshodi, could not survive as he was confirmed dead by the Doctor, while Abdulwahab is still being attended to.”

The FCT commissioner of police, Babaji Sunday, assured that investigations are underway to identify the suspects and bring them to book while ascertaining their mission and motives.

He assured that investigations are underway to identify the suspects and bring them to book.

The Command urged members of the public to remain vigilant and promptly report any suspicion or untoward situation through the following numbers: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653, and 08028940883, while the Public Complaint Bureau (PCB) desk, could be reached through 0902 222 2352.



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