Members of Kaduna State Vigilance Service (KADVS) have gunned down three bandits that invaded Hayin Gada village in Shika Giwa Local Government Area of the state.
The incident happened around 12:30 am on Sunday when the bandits abducted a staff of the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, and
his two children at his house in the community.
Daily Trust gathered that the KADVS members in the area engaged the bandits in a gun battle after trailing them into the bush. A member of the KADVS in Giwa said it took them three hours to trace the bandits in the bush.
” We traced and engaged them in a fire exchange that killed three of them and we rescued the three kidnapped people. The kidnapped victims were later reunited with their family members,” he said.
It was gathered that the dead bodies were left inside the bush.
Calls to Kaduna State Police Command Public Relations Officer, ASP Mohammed Jalige were unanswered at the time of filing this report.