The Katsina state police command said it commenced investigation into the attack on the Governor of the state, Bello Masari; the Senator representing Katsina South, Abu Ibrahim; and a member representing Bakori/Danja in the House of Representatives, Amiru Tukur, by some Katsina youths on Saturday in Funtua Local Government.
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The police spokesman in the state, Isah Gambo informed Northern City News on Sunday that investigation into the incident had commenced.
He however said that no arrests had been made.
“The only thing I learnt was that investigation had commenced into the attack and all those involved in the incident would be fished out and punished. There was no loss of lives or injuries during the attack on the dignitaries,” he explained.
Katsina post had reported that the politicians were mobbed at a political event organised by the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress in Funtua.
It took the combined teams of security personnel to rescue notable politicians who came under attack.
The attack, it was gathered, ended the rally abruptly.
Some vehicles in the entourage of the governor were said to have been smashed by the irate youths while security personnel had to use tear gas to disperse the crowd.
The event was a rally for accepting defectors from the Peoples Democratic Party, the All Progressive Grand Alliance and the Peoples Democratic Movement and other parties.