April 17, 2021

Gunmen Kidnapped Man, Shot Pregnant Wife In Abuja:

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An Abuja resident, who did not mention his name told our source that the incident happened around 11pm on Wednesday.

A pregnant woman was shot while three persons, including her husband, were abducted when gunmen invaded a community in Kwali Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

He said the kidnappers entered the houses of their victims and whisked them away after shooting randomly.

He said the pregnant woman was hit by a flying bullet.

“The entire community was thrown into panic because of the sporadic gunshot.

“They wanted to take the woman along, but when they discovered that she sustained bullets wound and she is pregnant, they pared her,” he said.

He disclosed the pregnant woman has been taken to a hospital in Gwagwalada for treatment.

Replying questions from Daily Trust, ASP Maryam Yusuf, Spokesperson of the FCT Police Command, said the police rescued one kidnap victim after a fierce gun duel with the abductors.

She said it was in the process of process of repelling the kidnappers that a police officer sustained injuries.

He stated that efforts were being made to apprehend the kidnappers and rescue the victims.

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