From:Femi Oyelola, Kaduna
A police inspector was reportedly gunned down yesterday by bandits in Ungwa Waziri, Karji Chikun local government area of Kaduna State before abducting 3 persons.
The two persons were suspected to be female students of Kaduna State University, (KASU).
An eyewitness who confirmed the name of the police Inspector as John Bello, stressed that, “Around 11pm on Wednesday, we received a distress call that gunmen came to our community, a message was passed across to us that we should put off our generators which we did, shortly after which we started hearing gunshots”.
“Inspector Bello came back and his wife served him food, immediately he received a phone call and told the wife that he was coming back to eat the food. He took his motorcycle only to be shot very closed to his house by gunmen who hide under some mango trees not far from his house”.
He also informed that, the bandits proceeded to a compound housing some students of KASU and made away with 2 females and one male.
Meanwhile, the mango trees where criminals allegedly hide to carry out their criminal activities has all been cut down on instructions of the state government.
In a related development, parents and students of Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka Kaduna staged a peaceful protest over the state Government failure to rescue 39 students of the college abducted by bandits after one week.
The students of the college and parents of the abducted students gathered at the school premises around 11:30am to appealed to authorities concerned to rescue their children.