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Gunmen kidnap three in Abuja

Unknown gunmen have reportedly kidnapped three persons in Pegi community in the Kuje Area Council of Abuja.

The unidentified victims were believed to have been kidnapped while returning from work around 10 pm on Wednesday. This is one of the incidents of abductions in the community in the last one year.

The Chairman, Pegi Community Development Association, Taiwo Aderibigbe, who confirmed the development on Thursday, said three vehicles were seen abandoned along the bushy path to the community without occupants.

Aderibigbe said a quick check early on Thursday morning revealed the vehicles had been removed.

The Chairman said, “We informed the police in Pegi station and they immediately responded and were at the scene but didn’t meet the kidnappers who have already disappeared with their victims.”

The FCT police spokesman, DSP Anjuguri Manzah, confirmed the incident, stating that the command was investigating it.

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