Suspected kidnappers have reportedly killed a pregnant woman and abducted her husband at Rigachikun, a suburb of Kaduna state on Tuesday, November 3.
The Nation reports that the woman and her husband were kidnapped and taken away from their residence, but the wife was killed by the suspected kidnappers when security operatives engaged them in a gun battle in an attempt to rescue the victims.
“Kidnappers stormed the house of the victims and went away with them, then security operatives chased them and in the process of fire exchange, the kidnappers shot the woman and she later died in the hospital. The woman was pregnant and about to give birth before the ugly incident. She has already been buried according to Islamic rites”
The kidnappers were said to have escaped with the husband.
The state police command is yet to comment on the incident.