Unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers on Tuesday, killed a pregnant woman at Rigachikun, a suburb of Kaduna metropolis. It was learnt that the gunmen also abducted the victim’s husband.
The deceased and her husband were both waylaid by the gunmen from their residence in Kaduna.
According to sources, the woman was killed by the gunmen when security operatives arrived at the scene in a bid to rescue the couple. There was a gun battle that occurred between both the Police operatives and the kidnappers.
When contacted for comments on the incident, the Kaduna Command’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Muhammad Jalige did not answer his phone, however, a source revealed that the gunmen had entered the home of the couples.
“Kidnappers stormed the house of the victims and went away with them, then security operatives chased them and in the process of fire exchange kidnappers shot the woman and she later died in the hospital.”
“The women were pregnant and about to give birth before the ugly incident. She has already been buried according to Islamic rites.”
He also said that the kidnappers evaded arrest, taking the husband of the deceased with them.
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