Husband killed while attempting to stop abduction of his wife in Abuja


A man named Musa Abari was shot dead when suspected kidnappers invaded his home in Kasada village in Kuje local council in the Federal Capital Territory FCT and kidnapped his wife, Hulaira, and five others.

According to reports, the gunmen assaulted the village in large numbers at around 11.30 p.m. on Monday, April 17, equipped with AK-47 rifles, and began firing sporadically. The shooters allegedly forced their way into the houses of the residents.

The deceased man was alleged to have been trying to stop the gunmen from taking his wife when he was shot in the chest, leading to his death.

After kidnapping the woman, the gunmen went to neighboring residences and abducted five more people before fleeing back into the jungle.

The FCT police command has yet to respond to this latest development.

Meanwhile, the deceased’s friends have resorted to social media to mourn him. (Nigerian Tribune)

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