Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers murdered a pregnant middle-aged woman in Rigachikun community in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
Although police authorities in the state have yet to confirm the incident, a security source revealed the details of the incident on Thursday.
According to the source, the victim was due for delivery before she was kidnapped from her residence on Tuesday night by the gunmen.
In an attempt to rescue the woman, a team of soldiers were sent after the armed men. The soldiers engaged the armed men in a gun battle and in the heat of the battle, the gunmen shot the woman dead.
After killing her, the gunmen were said to have dumped the woman’s body and ran away.
Another source also confirmed the story and went ahead to mentiont that the victim has been buried in accordance with Islamic rites.