According to the nations, three candidates after writing their (UTME) unified tertiary matriculation examination, have been kidnapped. They were kidnapped along the Birnin Gwari road on saturday.
Amongst them was the former house of representative member’s driver, Adamu shekarau who was also kidnapped. In accordance with the police’s report on Monday, a one and a half year old child was amongst the abductees. The police spokesman Muhammad Jalige, assured that the police were on the trail of the kidnappers. He also disclosed the names of the kidnapped UTME candidates as Yusuf Sani, Ummi Sani, and Umairah Mustapha.
Jalige said, “Yes, there was an attack on Saturday on Birnin-Gwari Road. The driver of the vehicle was shot to death and four other people were kidnapped. The incident happened around a village called Ungwan Yako.
“Three of the kidnapped victims are candidates who came to Kaduna to write UTME exam. They were on their way back when the incident happened. “The police around the area engaged the criminals and recovered their motorcycle. We are still on the trail of the criminals.
“Also, the Commissioner has directed for more deployments on the Kaduna-Birnin Gwari Road and one Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) has been deployed to that area. The APC is just about to leave the police headquarters now to the place.”