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Man shot dead while preventing kidnappers from carting away with his wife in Abuja

A man identified as Musa Abari has been shot dead after suspected kidnappers attacked his home in Kasada village in Kuje area council in the Federal Capital Territory FCT and abducted his wife, Hulaira, along with five others.

According to reports, the gunmen armed with AK-47 rifles, stormed the village at about 11.30pm on Monday, April 17 in large numbers and began shooting sporadically. Residents of the area say the gunmen forced their way into the homes.

The deceased man was said to have been trying to prevent the gunmen from kidnapping his wife when he was shot in the chest which led to his death.

The gunmen, after abducting the woman, proceeded to neighbouring houses, where they whisked away five other victims, before making their way back into the bush.

The FCT police command is yet to comment on this recent development.

Prevail Inegbenose

Prevail Inegbenose is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Spark Media & Entertainment Ventures, the Publisher of Spark News Daily - Nigeria's most sought-after online newspaper in Government, Politics, Sport, Entertainment and Religion. Prevail Inegbenose studied Mass Communication from the prestigious Auchi Polytechnic Auchi and graduated in 2007. He is an experienced journalist with 16 years of active and practical journalism. Prevail Inegbenose is the Lead Pastor, House of God Int'l - Rest Tabernacle, Abuja - Nigeria. Tel: 08039564796.

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