Suspected political thugs attack commuters, others in Kaduna

Suspected political thugs attack commuters, others in Kaduna

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…Inflict injures, snatch phones

By Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna

Hoodlums suspected to be political thugs on Thursday invaded junction road inside Kaduna main town and unleashed violence on a number of innocent commuters and other road users.

The hoodlums numbering over filthy, migrated from Sardauna crescent armed with sticks, wood, knives, iron and other dangerous weapons, chasing people and vehicles.
A number of passersby reportedly fell victims of the attacked as the hoodlums chased and inflicted machete injuries on some people and forcefully snatched cell phones from others.

Eyewitness sources said the hoodlums were political thugs on rally with a governorship aspirant Rufai Chechengi, son of late business mogul Ahmadu Chechengi, an allegation that has however not been confirmed.

Our correspondent who ran into the rioting violent youths near stadium roundabout however reported that some of the thugs bearing party’s flags in support of the Rufai Chenchengi, later moved to Chenchengi airline company located in Kakuri industrial area, on foots.
Police was yet to respond despite efforts made to get their reactions on the remote cusses of the incident occurred around 10:30am, Thursday.

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