The Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed the kidnap of six persons in Rijana village along Kaduna-Abuja expressway on September 7th.

The Command’s Public Relations Officer, Yakubu Sabo said in a press statement issued on Monday in Kaduna that two of the victims were however abandoned by the bandits.

According to him, the kidnappers, who were in military uniform intercepted a commercial bus around 11:30pm, at a point near Rijana and took away the victims.

He said the patrol teams within the axis were quickly mobilised to the scene and engaged the hoodlums, as a result of which one Rafiat Tijjani, aged 17, and one other person, both of Tudun-Wada, Kaduna, were released by the criminals in their desperate attempt to escape.