Unknown gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen on Wednesday attacked Nuku village in Kaiama local government of Kwara State, abducted to minors of the same family and left the head of the family and one other person with serious matchete wounds.
The abducted two girls were later released after the abductors have had the canal knowledge of the minors.
This was disclosed by the Spokesman of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC Kwara State Command, Babawale Zaid Afolabi in a release made available to the newsmen in Ilorin on Wednesday.
“In the early hours of Wednesday some yet-to-be identified gunmen invaded Alhaji Hassan Yunusa’a settlement located at Nuku village in Kaiama local government area.
“Our checks revealed that the assailants were actually looking for money. But they ransacked the whole place and could not found anything”. Babawale narrated.
He stated further that the attackers later left Alhaji Yunusa and Woru Yunusa with multiple matchete wounds and went away with two girls whom they released few hours later after they had had canal knowledge of the innocent girls.
As at the time of filing this report, the two victims are receiving medical treatment at Woro general hospital while series of medical tests are being carried out on the two minors that were raped by the abductors.
In the meantime, efforts are ongoing by security operatives to apprehend the suspects.