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Bandits defile minors, injure two others in attack on Kwara community

Two minors were raped in an attack on Wednesday by unidentified gunmen on Nuku village, Kaiama Local Government Area of Kwara State.

The minors from the same family were abducted and raped by the gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen.

The abductors also inflicted serious machete wounds on the head of the family.

The two abducted girls were later set free by the abductors after they had been raped.

Spokesman of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Babawale Afolabi, who disclosed this in a statement in Ilorin, said the incident occurred in the early hours of Wednesday.

“In the early hours of Wednesday, yet to be identified gunmen invaded one Hassan Yunusa’s domain located at Nuku village in Kaiama Local Government Area.

“Our checks revealed that the assailants were actually looking for money. But they ransacked the whole place and could not find anything,” the civil defence spokesman stated.

He said, ” the attackers later left after inflicting multiple machete wounds on Yunusa and Woru Yunusa and went away with two girls whom they released a few hours later after they had carnal knowledge of the innocent girls.”

Babawale, said the girls are currently undergoing a series of medical tests, while the two injured victims are receiving medical treatment at Woro general hospital.

The spokesman, said security operatives have launched a manhunt for the assailants, while investigations are ongoing.

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