December 11, (THEWILL) – Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have attacked Bakutumbe village in Ningi Local Government Area of Bauchi State, killing a member of the local vigilante, Malam Dan Ladiyo.
One of the villagers told newsmen that the gunmen, who attacked the village on Saturday evening, also abducted four other people.
The gunmen also shot three other people including Habila Garba, Nura Yakubu, and Sam’ana, who are currently receiving treatment at a medical facility in Ningi.
“After the gunmen left the village and residents emerged from hiding, it was discovered that the bandits had taken away seven villagers but later released three and kept the other four in captivity.
“The four people abducted and held by the kidnappers are Abdullahi Manje, Abdulkarim Na Malam, Hassan See, and Yusuf S. Pawa,” the source added.
The Bauchi State Police Command has yet to confirm the incident.