May 19, 2024

Members of ‎Kaduna State Vigilante Service have gunned down a suspected female kidnapper and arrested 12 others in Lere Local Government Area of the state.

According to Daily Trust report, the vigilantes had raided the kidnappers’ den located at Garun Kurama Ward in Mariri Unit of the LGA on Tuesday, August 16. 

A community leader, who did not mention his name for security reasons, confirmed the incident, saying the community was being terrorised by bandits.

“It was true that the suspected kidnappers were arrested on Tuesday. We are suffering from their activities in this area,” he said.

Similarly, a vigilante, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the female suspect was killed during the raid around 3pm.

“We arrested 13 kidnappers, from their hideout with the community youths. We destroyed the camp and one female suspect was killed on the spot,” he said.

According to him, those arrested were handed over to police.

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