Unidentified Gunmen have kidnapped six people in Kaduna, five of whom are brothers from the same parents.
The victims, who are between the ages of 8 and 18, were abducted in Gonin Gora area of Chikun local government area of Kaduna state.
The boys was said to sleeping in their house in the late hours of Thursday, June 4th, when the kidnappers stormed the home, beat them up, and took them away.
Mr Bamidele Awelewa, their father, who narrated how the incident happened, said the kidnappers gained access into his compound by breaking the fence and later forced themselves into the main building.
He narrated that they were armed with dangerous weapons and they beat up his children before whisking them all away.
Bamidele stated that he and his wife were later released by the kidnappers and were asked to look for money to pay the ransom for the release of their five children or else they will be killed.
Mrs. Bamidele, who is still in shock over the ugly incident, pleaded to the government to help them to secure the freedom of their children.
The Commissioner for internal security as well the Commissioner of Police in Kaduna State visited the family of the victims to empathize with them and also to get first-hand information about how the incident happened.
The Police commissioner, while affirming the residents that everything is being done to tackle the problem of banditry and kidnapping in Chikun local government, also urged them to always provide the security agencies with useful information that will lead to the arrest of criminals in the area.
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