Housewife killed, husband injured in Taraba as gunmen suspected to be kidnappers strike

By | September 10, 2023

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have killed a housewife and injured her husband in Jalingo, the capital of Taraba state. The Taraba Police Command spokesman confirmed the incident.

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have reportedly killed a housewife and injured her husband in Jalingo, the capital city of Taraba state. The tragic incident occurred on September 10, 2023, according to the spokesman of the Taraba Police Command, SP Usman Abdullahi, who confirmed the incident.

The assailants, believed to be kidnappers, stormed the residence of the couple and opened fire, resulting in the death of the housewife and inflicting injuries on her husband. The motive behind the attack remains unclear, and no further details about the victims have been released.

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The Taraba Police Command has launched an investigation into the incident, with the aim of identifying and apprehending the perpetrators. As of now, no arrests have been made, and the police have not disclosed any potential leads or suspects.

The news of this violent incident has sent shockwaves through the community, as residents express concern over the escalating insecurity in the state. Taraba, like many other states in Nigeria, has been grappling with various security challenges, including kidnapping, banditry, and insurgency.

Authorities have called on citizens to remain vigilant and cooperate with security agencies by providing any information that could assist in apprehending the criminals. The state government has also been urged to intensify efforts to enhance security in order to protect the lives and properties of its residents.

The tragic incident serves as a reminder of the urgent need for effective security measures and prompt action to ensure the safety of citizens in Taraba state..

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