More than 30 persons have been kidnapped by armed gunmen in Dandume community, Katsina State in the early hours of Wednesday, December 30.
According to reports the gunmen reportedly invaded the communities of Garin Albasu, Ilalar Gangare and Unguwar Sallah in Dandume Local Government and attacked the residents.
”They stormed our village around 1 am and abducted more than 20 people including women and children”.
My younger brother is among those kidnapped and we are yet to hear from the abductors whether they are demanding for ransom or not. Most of the surrounding villages have been attacked with people kidnapped and animals rustled”, a resident of Garin Albasu, Sadisu Rabe, revealed.
Despite the abductions, the Katsina state police command is yet to release a statement concerning the incident.