Bandits Kill Businessman, Abduct His Children In Katsina Community

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have killed a businessman, Ibrahim Kwatahi, and kidnapped two of his children at Jargaba village in the Bakori Local Government Area of Katsina state.

Residents said that the gunmen stormed the village around 1:00 am on Wednesday.



The bandits were said to have trekked to Jargaba after parking their motorcycles at a location close to the village.

“After killing Alhaji and abducting his two children, they carted away huge sums of money from the house,” a resident said.

Katsina is one of the states most affected by terrorism and banditry in Nigeria’s North-West region.

On December 11, 2020, some bandits kidnapped 344 students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara. They were released about a week later.

Also on December 19, 2020, 84 Islamiyya students of Hizburrahim Islamiyya in Mahuta village, Dandume Local Government Area of the state were also kidnapped but rescued shortly after.

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