Gunmen Kidnap a Year-Old Baby, 7 Others in Taraba

Gunmen has unleashed another audacious attack on some Nigerians. This time, the abduction occurred in Taraba state. The criminals, about 10 in number, mounted a roadblock near Chanchangi town, located along Takum-Wukari road.

There, they forced a commercial van conveying 10 passengers from Takum to Wukari town into the forest. According to Daily Trust, the kidnappers took seven people hostage and also took a one-year-old boy from his mother, who was travelling on the bus.

10 gunmen mounted a roadblock near Chanchangi town, located along Takum-Wukari road on Monday evening, kidnapping 10 passengers in a van, including a baby. Meanwhile, the criminals are yet to reach out to relatives of the kidnapped victims.

Also, the news outlet reported that the mother of the infant is traumatised and is hospitalised at a clinic in Takum, Taraba state.

Recall a senior officer with the Edo police command was kidnapped by gunmen who broke into his apartment in Benin, capital of the state.

The latest victim, identified as ASP Clement Amoko, was reportedly taken away in the presence of his wife and children.

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Going further, the news outlet added that the kidnappers have already made contact with the family members to demand ransom.

In another report, unknown gunmen attacked the staff quarters of the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) at the Kaduna Airport.

The criminals who struck in the wee hours of Saturday, March 6, whisked away some staff members and their families. According to locals near the airport, the gunmen were wielding dangerous weapons.

Also recall the home town of Muhammad Maigari Dingyadi the minister of police affairs, in the Bodinga local government area of Sokoto, was severely attacked by some gunmen on Thursday, March 4.

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