A cattle merchant has been killed and his daughter abducted following gunmen invasion on Chitumu community near Zuba town in Gwagwalada Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.
Secretary to the community’s village head, Muhammad Liman, who confirmed the attack, said the gunmen numbering about 15, arrived some minutes after 12 midnight.
He said they went straight to the house of the cattle merchant, one Isiaka Alhassan Dogara.
“They immediately abducted him with one of his daughters named Fatima, aged 14.
“Some of the gunmen killed the father, Alhassan Dogara, as the wives of the abducted person raised the alarm,” he said.
He further stated that, three uncles of the man that rushed to the scene sustained injuries.
Meanwhile, one Adamu Musa, who was shot in his abdomen, was reportedly referred to the Abuja University Teaching Hospital in Gwagwalada for medical attention.