An expatriate has been killed with three others abducted as Gunmen ambushed tourists in Kajuru LGA, Kaduna State.
According to a statement from the Kaduna state police force, “very early this morning at about 0020hrs, we received an information through DPO Kajuru that at about 2340hrs on friday night, some suspected Kidnappers armed with dangerous weapons gained entry into a recreational resort called Kajuru Castle in Kajuru Local Government Area.
“They shot sporadically and in the process killed two persons including an expatriate lady and took away three others.
“Patrol Teams led by the DPO rushed to the scene evacuated the victims to St. Gerald Hospital.
“Investigations later revealed that the victims along with twelve others came from Lagos on tourism after which they organized a party at the Castle located at the Hill Top during which the incident happened.
“Normally, whenever such social events would happen, the organisers used to inform the Police for security coverage, but the party was done without the knowledge of the Police in the area as traditionally done.
“However, intensive efforts are being made by the Command to rescue the kidnapped persons, apprehend the fleeing culprits and bring them to justice”.
The Kaduna state Commissioner of Police, CP Ahmad Abdur-Rahman appealed to members of the public to assist the Police with relevant information that would help in the arrest of the perpetrators of this heinous acts.