Younger brother to Bishop Mathew Kukah and traditional ruler of Ikulu in Zangon Kataf local government of Kaduna state, Yohanna Kukah, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.

A source said that gunmen stormed the house of the traditional ruler at Anchuna, at about 9pm yesterday, Tuesday, and asked him to come out of the house.

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One of the traditional guards at the palace was said to have stepped in to prevent the gunmen from taking the traditional ruler away and in anger, the gunmen also picked him and the traditional ruler and drove away.

The traditional ruler is a younger brother to Bishop Mathew Hassan Kukah.

Gunmen had on Monday morning shot and killed a traditional ruler and his wife in a village in Sanga local government of Kaduna state.