Travelers using the Abuja-Kaduna train on Sunday’s night escaped away from being kidnapped by criminals.
The travelers which included minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, it was gathered were laid ambush at around Mando region and endeavored to waylay them when they arrived at Rigasa station around 8:15pm. Sources said the kidnappers opened fire on the train before the arrival of policemen and soldiers who came in in heavily clad vehicles to scatter the hoodlums.
When contacted, spokesman for Kaduna Police Command, Mohammed Jalige, said he would make more enquiry about the incident and get back to this reporter.
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