By Ahmed Ajikobi
Unknown gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen yesterday attacked Nuku Village in Kaiama Local Government Area of Kwara State, abducted two minors of the same family and left the head of the family and one other person with serious matchete wounds.
The abducted two girls were later released after the abductors have had the canal knowledge of the minors.
This was disclosed by the spokesman of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps NSCDC Kwara State Command, Babawale Afolabi, in a release made available to National Pilot yesterday.
“In the early hours of yesterday, yet to be identified gunmen invaded Alhaji Hassan Yunusa’s settlement located at Nuku Village in Kaima Local Government Area”
“Our checks revealed that the assailants were actually looking for money, but they ransacked the whole place and could not found anything”, He said.
He stated further that the attackers later left Alhaji Yunusa and Woru Yunusa with multiple matchete wounds and went away with two girls whom they released few hours later after they had had canal knowledge of the innocent girls.
As at the time of filing in this report, the two victims are receiving medical treatment at Woro General Hospital while series of medical tests are being carried out on the two minors raped by the abductors.
Efforts are ongoing by security operatives to apprehend the assallants while further investigations are on.