BREAKING: Gunmen stormed Katsina village, kill 2 brothers, kidnap senior brother
– BREAKING: Gunmen stormed Katsina village, kill 2 brothers, kidnap senior brother
– Gunmen kill two Katsina varsity students, kidnap one
News reaching us at www.katsinapost.com has it that some unknown gunmen, in the early hours of Sunday, invaded Bagiwa village in Mani Local Government Area of Katsina State, killing two siblings studying at Al-Qalam University, Katsina, injuring one and kidnapping another.
The students killed by the gunmen according to our sources are Ibrahim Bature, 22, 400 level student; and Rabi’u Abubakar, 21, 200 level student.
This was disclosed to newsmen by the spokesman of the family of the students, Lawal Bagiwa in Bagiwa after the incidence.
According to him, the gunmen also shot and injured the victims’ 60-year-old mother and kidnapped their elder brother, Umar.
Our sources revealed that the gunmen, who invaded the village around 1:15am on Sunday, attacked the family house, shooting indiscriminately without demanding for anything.
Bagiwa stated that since the gunmen left with their brother, they had not contacted the family.
He said that the family could not figure out the motive behind the killings and kidnapping.
The Katsina State Commissioner of Police had visited the house and promised to rescue the kidnapped victim.
The Public Relations Officer of the command, SP Isah Gambo, who confirmed the incident, said that the police was investigating the matter.