The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has confirmed that suspected bandits invaded Nuku Village in Kaiama Local Government Area of Kwara.
This was disclosed in a statement issued by the spokesman of Kwara Command of the Corps, Babawale Afolabi, on Thursday, in Ilorin.
Afolabi revealed that the assailants kidnapped two minors of the same family and wounded two other people.
He added that the abducted girls were later set free after the abductors had canal knowledge of them.
“In the early hours of November 3, some yet to be identified gunmen invaded Alhaji Hassan Yunusa’s settlement, at Nuku Village in Kaiama.
“Investigation revealed that the assailants were actually looking for money, as they ransacked the whole place and could not find anything.
“They attacked Alhaji Yunusa and Woru Yunusa with multiple machete wounds and went away with two girls, but later released them a few hours later.
“It was discovered that the abductors had canal knowledge of the innocent girls,” he said.
He noted that the two victims have been taken to hospital for medical treatment, adding that series of medical tests were carried out on them.
He further said that security operatives have started investigation to bring the culprits to book.