About 18 people have been kidnapped in Keke, a community in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

According to Reports, the gunmen were said to have invaded the community around 12midnight.

Eyewitnesses said the gunmen came in large number and after causing confusion in the area, they kidnapped 18 people.

It was gathered that the police are presently in the area.

Bandits have been ravaging Kaduna also in a string of attacks on the North-West states particularly.

Only in August, Samuel Aruwan, the state commissioner for internal security and home affairs, confirmed some of the affected communities to include Ungwan Magaji, Kigam, Kisicho, and Kikoba villages.

Aruwan had identified some of the victims killed by bandits as Joseph Maza, Timvan Cibi Ciwo, Monday Titus, Asabe Magani, Laraba Danladi, and Yosi Danladi.