Banditry, terrorism and communal clashes have claimed the lives of 446 persons in Kaduna State between April and September, 2022, reports Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner State’s Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs.
The figure comprised of 285 killed in the second quarter of the year and 161 who lost their lives in the third quarter. Mr. Samuel Aruwan, , gave out the figures when he presented the 2022 2nd and 3rd Quarter Report on security to Gov. Nasir El-Rufai.
Aruwan also said 985 persons were kidnapped during the period under review across the state, with 804 of the number kidnapped in the 3rd quarter, while five persons each were raped in the second and third quarter. The commissioner said 258 persons were injured in the second quarter and 156 in the 3rd quarter, while 5,999 and 1, 133 animals were rustled in the two quarters, respectively