Senator Shehu Sani, representing Kaduna central senatorial district, was at the home of Pastor Hosea Akuchi of the Baptist Church, who was killed by kidnappers in Igabi local government area, to condole with his family.
The senator, who shared photos taken during the condolence visit with Akuchi family, called on security agencies to fish out the criminals who killed the pastor and abducted his wife on Sunday, August 19.
Senator Sani decried the brutal murder of Pastor Akuchi in the presence of his children and the kidnap of his wife.
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Recall that NAIJ.com earlier reported that Akuchi's wife, Talatu, was abducted by the bandits after they killed her husband.
According to a witness, the bandits arrived the community around 1am and forced their way into the apartment of the clergyman after shooting sporadically in the air.
He said: “The gunmen came at about 1.am; I don’t know how many of them but they were shooting sporadically. We thought they were armed robbers, everybody was scared.
“They wanted to kidnap the pastor, but he was resisting them by struggling with them and they shot him. After killing him, they went away with his wife.”
The incident was confirmed by the spokesperson for the police in the state, Yakubu Sabo, who said the clergyman was shot while struggling with his attackers.
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