Residents of Gbau Zakwoyako in Kuje Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, suffered a horrific fate on Sunday, January 28, when a gang of armed men stormed their community with heavy gunfire.
When the smoke cleared, three persons lay dead while five others were abducted by the invaders and whisked away.
Residents said the incident occurred at about 3.am and the three persons shot were rushed to the Kuje General Hospital where they were certified dead by a doctor on duty.
A police patrol team which was dispatched to the community from the Pegi Division of the FCT Police Command following a distress call, was said to have arrived at the scene after the gunmen had left with their captives.
The police said bodies of deceased have been handed over to their relatives for burial based on request while efforts are ongoing to rescue the five persons abducted.
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