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Gunmen kill father, abduct daughter in Katsina

Kankia(Katsina State) – Unknown gunmen on Tuesday shot and killed one Alhaji Nasiru Maimasara before kidnapping his daughter at Gachi quarters in Kankia Local Government Area of Katsina State.

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Sources said that the incident occurred at about 2 a.m., on Tuesday.

“When the gunmen invaded the area, they started shooting sporadically, while moving to the victims’ residence at Gachi quarters,” the source told NAN, pleading anonymity.

“The bandits shot the victim when he attempted to run, and went away with his daughter.

“The victim was later taken to Kankia General Hospital where he was confirmed dead,” the source said.

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Meanwhile, Maimasara’s corpse has been buried, while the house was filled with sympathizers when a NAN correspondent arrived there at noon.

Mr Gambo Isa, spokesman of the Police Command in Katsina, who confirmed the incident, described it as unfortunate.

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Isa said that the command was making efforts to apprehend the bandits.
“We have deployed personnel from the State Investigation Bureau(SIB), and Federal Special Anti Robbery Squad(FSARS) to track down the culprits,” he told NAN. (NAN)



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