Youths Block Kaduna-Abuja Highway to Protest Killings, Abductions in Kaduna Community
Youths of Anguwan Madaki, Kakau community, Chikun local government area of Kaduna state on Saturday blocked the Kaduna-Abuja highway to protest the killing of four people and the abduction of 49 others by bandits during the week.
The community, located on the outskirts of Kaduna metropolis, was said to have come under persistent attacks by bandits throughout the week.
The youths claimed that the latest attacks in the community occurred on Friday at about 10pm when bandits stormed the community, killed two people and abducted 20 others, including the chief, his wife and brother.
They said their community had been under constant attack by bandits throughout the week, and that prompted them to block the Kaduna-Abuja road by the over-head bridge on Saturday to express their frustration over the security situation.”
They lamented that the presence of female soldiers camp close to Kakau did not help matters as there was no help whatsoever coming from the camp.
They said their community has been leaving under fear and that many of their relatives have relocated to other places.
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