Thirty people has been kidnapped and two members of vigilante killed in Nasarawa State by Armed bandits, numbering about fifty on Wednesday.
Chairman of the LGA, Alhaji Muhammad Otto, confirmed that: “The armed bandits killed two members of the Vigilante Group of Nigeria (VGN) in Nasarawa Local Area (LGA) of Nasarawa State.
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“Their corpses were brought to Nasarawa from the area for burial.” Some sources said the gunmen numbering about 50 blocked the Udege/Loko road for hours on Monday. Fifty of the bandits rode on 25 motorcycles and kidnapped the people on Monday night.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, ASP Nansel Ramhan, did not reply calls and text message sent to him.
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