At least ten persons has been kidnapped in Betatu, Bagado, kamazou kaduna while one was killed.
The kidnappers who came in silently through the back of Batatu, invaded four houses and went away with the following persons:
1. Anthonia Augustine
2. Cephas Agustine
3. Serah Augustine
4 . Rose Ezekiel
6. Patricia Gideon
7. Jessey Gideon
8. Faith Gideon
The kidnappers took over the area at about 9pm and was there till around 9pm without the presence of security except for Kaduna state vigilante service (KADVIS), Bagado unit and the JTF who are under-equiped that tried their best but for no avail.
Sympathizers gathered the next day to console the affected families while the KADVIS officers drawn from the Rido Ward were on guard.
The supervisor of the KADVIS, Rido Ward adviced the people to resort to self defense as them too are under-equiped and may not be able to man the entire houses.
One of the affected families who spoke to our correspondent says the kidnappers are around the age of 19 to 22 and were armed to teeth. According to the family who do not want to be mentioned, says the kidnappers asked one of them to show houses of well to do families but they told them they were new in that place.