Kidnappers abduct wife of Katsina Deputy Accountant General, 1 other
Some unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers in separate incidents have reportedly abduct two people on Wednesday in Katsina State, Katsina Post can authoritatively report.
One of the instance, according to Katsina Post check happened in Government Residential Area (GRA) in Katsina where the unknown gunmen abduct the wife of the Katsina State’s Deputy Accountant General, Alhaji Lawal BK on Wednesday night.
The wife, whose name we can not ascertain as at the time of filing in this report was abducted by the gunmen numbering more than 10 at her residence.
Another incident happened on same Wednesday in Malumfashi town where they abducted a man, Abdu Tela, according to Premium Times.
According to residents, the kidnappers came to the town on motorcycles.
“It was in the midnight that they came. I guess they came for the son who is a philanthropist in the state,” a resident of the area who did not want his name in print told this newspaper.
It was also gathered that some persons were injured in the attack. It is not clear if the abductors have reached out to the victim’s family for ransom or not.
When contacted, the state’s police spokesperson, Gambo Isah, confirmed the abduction.
Kidnapping for ransom is gradually becoming a norm in Nigeria. Victims have included politicians and their relatives, public officials and their relatives, security operatives and ordinary Nigerians.