Yet-to-be identified gunmen have kidnapped a housewife identified as Asmau Tasiu and her one year old daughter after attacking their home in Jibia town in Katsina State on Sunday night, December 29th.
In a statement released by the Police Public Relations in the state, SP Gambo Isah disclosed that an unspecified number of gunmen riding on a motorcycle stormed the community where Tasiu lived .
He further revealed that they began shooting sporadically into the air and one Ibrahim Usman was shot dead during the shooting.
“On Sunday, 29/12/2019 at about 2045hrs, Bandits in their numbers on motorcycles invaded the house of Alh Tasiu Wali in Jibia town and abducted his wife Hajiya Asmau Tasiu alongside her one-year baby daughter Husna Tasiu and Abu Abu 20yrs and whisked them into the forest. In the process, a stray bullet fired as a result of their (bandits) sporadic shooting hit one Ibrahim Usman. He died while receiving treatment at the hospital” .
Isah says efforts are being made to rescue the kidnap victins and also get the abductors arrested.