Armed men have kidnapped nine people at Pegi area of Kuje Area Council, Abuja and placed a B20 million ransom.
The victims including a 12 year old boy were kidnapped on Monday on their way going home at about 8:00pm local time.
The men dressed in military uniform shot and wounded one person during the operation.
Mr Taiwo Aderibigbe, Chairman of Pegi Community Development Association while confirming the attack, said two vehicles including a pick up van driver were shot during the operation.
Aderibigbe said the unjured persons have been taken to hospital while police have been informed about the development.
Mr. Bala Ciroma, the Abuja Police Commissioner was reported to have visited the community.