Crime

Insurgents Kidnap Aid Worker, Others

A United Nations humanitarian worker, Abubakar Garba Idris and other passengers have been abducted by suspected terrorists along Maiduguri- Jakana- Damaturu 135km federal highway.

This latest incident is coming barely two weeks when 35 passengers mostly women were kidnapped near Mainok village situated between Jakana and Beneshiekh town of Kaga Local Government Area of Borno state.

Sources said the criminals believed to be insurgents, disguised as soldiers and mounted a checkpoint where they accosted travellers.

They added that the terrorists barricaded the road near Matari village close to Jakana at about 8:25am on Saturday.

FRCN Abuja

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