The abduction of seven people in Kadauri Village of Jabaka District in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State has been confirmed by the Zamfara State Police Command.
Early on Friday morning, the victims were abducted as gunmen invaded the village.
Those kidnapped are the children of one Alh. Sani Gyare, Senator Kabiru Marafa’s State Chairman, led the All Progressive Congress faction in the state.
The local government of Maru is about forty kilometers away from Gusau, the state capital of Zamfara.
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Reacting to the incident, Zamfara state Police Command says the Bandits also shot one Rabi’u Danmaidamma during the invasion who is currently receiving medical attention at an undisclosed Hospital.
Spokesperson of the Zamfara state Police Command Superintendent Shehu Mohammed further noted that efforts to rescue the victims unhurt are ongoing as the command has deployed troops to the affected area.