Gunmen attack 4 Katsina towns, abduct 3 people, rustle over 100 animals
Gunmen Saturday night attacked four villages in Dutsinma LGA, abducted three persons and carted several cattle, Daily Trust reports.
In Maitsani village, two persons namely, Sale Rama and Bilkisu Sunusi, were abducted while in Darawa village one Alhaji Bello Sule was also whisked away.
At Madagu village no fewer than 60 cows and 40 sheep were rustled and at Gefen Kubewa village several livestock were carted away.
Sources said the gunmen stormed the villages at night and carried the operation that lasted for hours, while local inhabitants told our reporter that for the past one week, hardly a day passed without an attack been launched in the area and many people killed or kidnapped.
When contacted, spokesman of the state police command, SP Gambo Isah, confirmed the incidents saying that men of Operation Puff Adder and SARS have been deployed to the area with a mandate to deal decisively with the bandits hibernating in the area”.