Suspected Bandits Kidnap Daughter After Killing Her Father
Unknown gunmen today have killed one Alhaji Nasiru Maimasara, after which they kidnapped his daughter at Gachi quarters in Kankia Local Government Area of Katsina State.
Sources told the News Agency of Nigeria, that the incident occurred at about 2 a.m. today.
A source told newsmen that “When the gunmen invaded the area, they started shooting sporadically, while moving to the victims’ residence at Gachi quarters,”
“The bandits shot the victim when he attempted to run, and went away with his daughter.
“The victim was later taken to Kankia General Hospital where he was confirmed dead,” the source said.
Meanwhile, Maimasara’s corpse has been reportedly buried, while the house was filled with sympathizers since the sad incident.
Mr Gambo Isa, spokesman of the Police Command in Katsina, who confirmed the incident, described it as unfortunate.
Isa said that the command was making efforts to apprehend the bandits.
“We have deployed personnel from the State Investigation Bureau (SIB), and Federal Special Anti Robbery Squad(FSARS) to track down the culprits,”.