OUTRAGE!!! 7 Kidnapped As Armed Gunmen Invade Community in Zamfara State
The Zamfara State Police Command on Sunday said that armed bandits abducted seven people from Nahuche village of Bungudu Local Government of the state.
The police said that seven people, including a former councillor, Bello Daniya, were kidnapped in the early hours of Sunday.
An eye witness, Malam Sani Ibrahim, had earlier told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the bandits who came in their numbers, fired guns into the air and ordered the villagers to lead them to the house of Bungudu local government APC chairman, Alhaji Hamisu, Coordinator.
He said that the abductors, however, found themselves in the former councillor’s house, who is a neighbour to the APC chairman, where they took him, four boys and two girls.
Ibrahim said the abductors later let go one of the victims with a note demanding the sum of ₦100 million as ransom to release the remaining victims.
While confirming the incident, the state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Mohammed Shehu said a combined team of security operativeshave already launched a search for the victims.
He appealed to members of the public with useful information on the movement of criminals to report to relevant security agencies for prompt action.