SS2 student, father, 7 others abducted in Katsina


No fewer than nine persons have been abducted after gunmen invaded Albasun Liman village in Sabuwa Local Government Area of Katsina State.

A source told PUNCH that those taken away included an SS2 student of Government Secondary School, Damari, identified as Umar Muawiya, alongside his father.

The attack took place at about 12:30 am on Thursday, according to residents.

Gunmen had on Christmas Day abducted eight persons, among them, two married women and six youths, from the same village. The victims, however, escaped.

Katsina police spokesman Gambo Isa told the newspaper the incident would be investigated.