Pregnant sister of politician kidnapped in Sokoto


Seven gunmen have kidnapped a pregnant woman in Katura, Dange Shuni Local Government Area of Sokoto.

Luba Bello is said to be a sister of a prominent politician in the local government.


Bello was abducted around 2:00 am on Thursday at her husband’s house.

Sources said her husband was assaulted before the woman was taken away.

Sokoto police spokesman, Sadiq Abubakar, said police at Dange Shuni Division received a distress call on the incident.

Mr Abubakar said: “As I’m talking, the police are on the trail of the kidnappers in order to rescue the woman.


“As part of this, all bushes around the area have been combed by the police and investigation has commenced into the matter.”

He urged the general public to provide police with information so as to curb the activities of criminals.