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Gunmen Kidnap Zamfara District Head, Son

Reports reaching The Newshawk says that some yet to be identified bandits have again kidnapped a district head in Zamfara State.

According to a report monitored on The Punch, the District Head of Gayari in  Gummi Local Government Area in Zamfara State, Alhaji Hassan Mohammed, and his son have been abducted by  the gunmen.

Malam Abubakar Sani who made the incident known to newsmen on Friday morning said that the gunmen stormed Gayari community on Thursday night and went straight to the district head’s house and abducted him and his son.

According to him, the Ak-47 wielding bandits fired gunshots into the air to scare away neighbors who came out to rescue the traditional ruler.

Abubakar further explained that the kidnappers had earlier kidnapped the district head and his two children, but on their way, one of the children fell off from the motorcycle and ran back home.

The police spokesperson, SP Mohammed Shehu,  said the Command was yet to receive the report from the police in the area.


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