Seventeen married women have been abducted by gunmen suspected to be bandits in the Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina State.
According to Katsina Post, the women were abducted on Thursday on their way to a wedding ceremony.
The newspaper which quoted a source said, “The incident happened when the women were on their way from Unguwar Rimi village to Garin Maigora town to attend a wedding ceremony.”
The source further stated that the victims of the abduction were carrying babies as at the time they were abducted.
The source, however, noted that a woman and her baby were released due to the ill health of the baby.
Kastina in the past few months as experienced terrorism and banditry, which has led to the loss of lives and properties.
Recall that bandits on December 11, 2020, abducted 344 students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, they were, however, released after days in their kidnapper’s den.
Also, on December 19, 84 Islamiyya students of Hizburrahim Islamiyya in Mahuta village, Dandume Local Government Area of the state were kidnapped but rescued shortly after.