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Gunmen kidnap Katsina lawmaker’s wife, children

GUNMEN suspected to be bandits have reportedly abducted the wife and  children of a lawmaker representing Bakori Constituency in the Katsina State House of Assembly, Dr. Ibrahim Kurami.

The incident occured at the lawmaker’s village, Kurami, Bakori Local Government Area of the state.

Residents said the gunmen stormed the house at 9 p.m and shot a member of the First Aid Group of Islam met at the main gate.

The victim sustained injuries from the gunshots and was later rushed to a hospital for treatment.

The gunmen thereafter abducted two of the lawmaker’s children and his wife.

Residents said the whereabouts of the trio were still unknown as of Sunday when this report is filed.

It was further learnt that the lawmaker who immediately left for Katsina after participating in the Saturday’s APC council Congress in the area was later informed of the incident.

At press time, the Spokesperson for the command, SP Gambo Isah, did not attend to his calls.

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