Eleven people from the Abuja orphanage in the Federal Capital Territory have been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.
It was gathered that, the abductees, all orphans at Rachael’s Orphanage Home in Naharati, Abaji Area Council, were kidnapped on Saturday, Jan 23.
The unknown gunmen who stormed the orphanage home, arrived in large numbers with sophisticated weapons, also robbed the orphanage’s security guard and his two wives after they forced the gate open, and took 11 of them away at gunpoint.
Confirming the incident, the police spokesperson “Yusuf Mariam” said: “We have launched strategic operations to rescue them and arrest the perpetrators.”
He also added that, the police has pledged to rescue those kidnapped and bring their abductors to justice.