Resident of Ungwar Yamadawa, Dorayi Baba in Kano metropolis on Wednesday night arrested two unknown gunmen after a failed kidnap attempt in the neighbourhood.
An eyewitness told our correspondent that, the unknown gunmen who infiltrated the densly populated slum made a bold attempt to kidnap a resident who was accessing his garage late evening.
The witness narrated that in the ensuing melee, the targeted victim outsmart the gunmen and escaped into the midst of curious onlookers.
The account further explained that the miraculous escape of the victim comprised the dastardly operation as gunmen embarked on sporadic gunshots to meander their escape from the neighbourhood.
He said , “residents dammed the consequences and swooped on the suspected criminals as the were arrested them like a lame duck on a hijacked Tricycle during the fracas.”
The eyewitness said that the “crowd of volunteers on a hot chase overwhelmed the gunmen who were caught pant down, seized and handed over to police who arrived the trouble spot on the nick of time.”
He stated the police further evacuated the two suspects to unnamed health facility in the city for medical attention that arose from assault from volunteers.
DSP Haruna Abdullahi Kiyawa, the police public Relations Officer, Kano police Command confirmed the incident to local Radio station, but said details are sketchy at the time of going press.