Bandits kidnap 20 women during naming ceremony, 5 others in Katsina 

Posted by News Express | 24 April 2021 | 1,042 times

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By MUHAMMAD SABIU, Kaduna
 
No fewer than 20 women were on Friday kidnapped by bandits at Gidan Bido village of Dandume local government area of Katsina State during a naming ceremony.
 
In the same vein, bandits had stormed Unguwar Bawa village in the same Dandume local government area and kidnapped 5 men in the early hours of Saturday morning.
 
Findings gathered that the bandits stormed the venue of the naming ceremony around 1 pm and kidnapped the 20 women.
 
Narrating the incident, a source remarked that the bandits came to the venue holding sophisticated weapons and asked the women to queue up and whisked them on motorcycles.
 
Also, a resident of Unguwar Bawa, Rabiu Bawa remarked that bandits have in the wee hours of Saturday morning stormed Unguwar Bawa the home town of Haruna Goma, representing Dandume constituency in the state House of Assembly, and kidnapped 5 men.
 
According to him, the people of Dandume are living in fear as a result of incessant attacks by the bandits.
 
“Almost all the surrounding communities have one story to tell about the activities of these hoodlums,” he disclosed.
 
He said, the villages are surrounded by thick forests and some of these villages share a border with Birnin Gwari in Kaduna State.
 
As at the time of filing the report, the Police image-maker, Isa Gambo could not confirm the incident. (Saturday Tribune)


Source: News Express

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