Gunmen Kidnap Three Persons In Fresh Attack In Katsina

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Bandits have kidnapped three persons in a fresh attack on Dan-Ali village in Danmusa Local Government Area of Katsina State.

The attackers also carted away money and valuables in the attack.

A resident in the community, Malam Tukur Dan Ali, confirmed the incident to Channels Television.

He said his relative were part of those kidnapped.

According to Dan Ali, the bandits in their dozens arrived the village around 1:25 am on Tuesday and kidnapped three young persons.

He added that the attackers shot into the air to scare residents.

“The bandits made several gunshots sporadically and made their way into the houses of Alhaji Musa and Alhaji Gambo where they kidnapped the three persons,” he explained.

He said the bandits had however released one of the victims, Hajiya Fatima unconditionally.

He lamented that security operatives were yet to arrive the village even as at 5:30 a.m.

Efforts to reach the spokesman of the state police command, Gambo Isah, a Superintendent of Police (SP) proved abortive as calls made to his phone were not returned.

Bandits attack and kidnapping have been on the rise in Katsina State. The level of insecurity has led to members of the state calling on the Federal government to declare a state of emergency on the state as quickly as possible.

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