Residents of Nariya Community in Kaduna State, on Sunday, came out to protest against the kidnapping of two pregnant women, three others in the area.
The protesters blocked the busy Nnamdi Azikwe Express Way around 8:00 am to show their anger .
The protesters said kidnapping had now became a daily routine in the community as kidnappers operate freely in the area.
The two women and three men were abducted in their houses around 2:00am on Sunday.
A residents of the area, who pleaded for anonymity, said he saw the kidnappers with guns.
“I saw them with guns because they attacked my neighbour’s house and took away two pregnant women, other women from another house and a man.
“we are tired of kidnappers operating in the community.
“We are only blocking the road to drew the attention of the government to our plight. We want the governor to come to our aid,” he said.
Daily Trust observed the presence of security personnel in the scene as they tried to persuade the protesters to vacate the highway.
State Police Command Spokesperson DSP Yakubu Sabo couldn’t be reached for comment as he didn’t pick his calls neither did he reply the text message sent to his line.
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