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Bandits Abduct People in Katsina



Bandits Abduct People in Katsina

Same Nigeria, same Bandit story from the Northern part of the country in Katsina State.

Over the weekend, robbers kidnapped roughly 46 persons in the Batsari and Funtua local government areas of Katsina State.

Reports state that one person was killed and 28 others were kidnapped on Friday in the village of Karare in the Batsari Local Government Area.

According to a witness testimony, the shooters entered the village early in the morning and fled with the victims, including roughly 40 women and children, while riding motorcycles.

According to the report, most of the Kokiya village children who were en route to the Government Day Secondary School in Karare were kidnapped.

The eyewitness was quoted as saying:

“The attackers came from the southern part of the village and started shooting sporadically, which resulted in the death of one person.”

According to the source, the bandits kidnapped 28 persons, including students, but later freed four of them. They also released one Malam Ladan and three youngsters as a message that they would not accept old naira notes as ransom, the source added.

He claims that 23 people are currently with the criminals, while just one other person managed to escape, and that the kidnappers have not demanded a ransom.