Gunmen invade herders’ camap, shot 1, kidnap other in Abuja | Dailytrust

Gunmen invade herders’ camap, shot 1, kidnap other in Abuja

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Kidnappers have shot and injured a herder while abducting one other person after they  invaded a Fulani settlement near Yewuti village in Kwali Area Council in the early hours of Monday morning.

A resident of Yewuti community, simply identified as Salihu, said the incident happened around 12:23 am when the kidnappers came through the bush and attacked the Fulani settlement.

He said the kidnappers shot one of the herders in the leg, while they whisked away another at gunpoint, after the they scared the community residents with sporadic gun shots.

“One of the Fulani men was trying to escape when they shot him in the leg, while they took another herder away. The injured herder was later taken to the hospital for treatment,” he said.

He said the family of the kidnapped victim was yet to establish contact with the kidnappers.

The spokesperson of the FCT police command ASP Maryam Yusuf, asked our reporter to send a text, which he did  but she was yet to reply to the text message sent to her.