DARE devil gunmen invaded Bege Baptist Church, Madala on Buruku Baringi road in the Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, kidnapped 40 worshippers during the church service on Sunday, May 7, 2023.
The Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN(, Kaduna State Chapter, Rev. John Hayab, confirmed the incident to newsmen in Kaduna on Monday.
Hayab said the incident happened at about 9:30 am when the worshippers were in the service.
“The worshippers were in the Sunday service in the Church when around 9:30 am they heard gunshots very close to the Church.
“Efforts are being made to get in contact with the abductors concerning the remaining people and prayed that the abductors would be merciful to release the remaining 25 back to their families,” the cleric said.
There was no official confirmation either from the State Government or the State Police Command.
The State Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, Mohammed Jalige, had yet to respond to a call or text message by our correspondent as of the time of filing this report.
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