Kidnap cases in Kaduna State are in gradually becoming a usual occurrence.

Daily, people are abducted in large numbers, leaving the state in fear.


Nigerians were busy expressing their concerns due to the upsurge in bandit attacks in the region, when another kidnap of 61 people in the Buda community, within Kajuru LGA happened.

Days After Abducting 61 Persons, Bandits Kidnap 14 In Fresh Kaduna Attack
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Now, 14 individuals have been kidnapped in the Dogon Noma-Ungwan Gamo community, also in the Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

The latest incident unfolded in the early hours of Saturday.

That day, according to reports from a local youth leader, Sani Musa, a large group of bandits invaded the Dogon Noma community.


The Attack

Sani Musa, who confirmed the development, disclosed that the attackers fired shots sporadically before abducting 14 residents.

During the assault, one person sustained injury and is currently receiving medical treatment.

Those abducted include, Bulus Dandaura, Murna Bulus, Donald Bulus, Labari Audu, Zainabu Dauda, and Dorcas Titus.

The list continues with Jummai Garba, Felicia Wanzami, Ruth Thomas, Esther Oliver, Comfort Babangida, Yakubu Pama, Abaza Monday, and Christy Samuel.


The injured individual has been identified as Jibrin Dauda.

A New Trend

As of the time of filing this report, the state police command was yet to issue any statement on the latest case.


However, the community and families of the victims are anxiously awaiting for any news of their loved ones.

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This recent abduction underscores a worrying trend in Kaduna State and surrounding areas.

Communities are increasingly under threat from bandits and criminal gangs.

The recurring incidents of kidnapping for ransom have instilled fear among residents.

It also challenges the security apparatus’ ability to protect citizens and secure the release of those taken.


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