Gunmen abduct one in Jigawa


Unknown gunmen have abducted a 38-year-old man in Kiyawa Local Government Area of Jigawa state.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Lawan Shiisu, confirmed the incident in Dutse, the state capital on Wednesday.

Shiisu said the suspects allegedly abducted the victim identified as Lawan Zakar at his residence at Dankoli quarters, on July 17, adding that the case was reported by the victim’s brother, Aliyu.

“On July 17, at about 5:50 a.m., one Aliyu Zakar of Dankoli quarters in Kiyawa LGA came to the police station and reported that on the same date at about 3 a.m., a gang of five criminals jumped into the house of his brother one Lawal Zakar, aged 38, of the same address.

He explained that the suspects ransacked the whole house, seized the phone of the victim and those of his wives before eventually taking the victim away in a car.

The police assured that efforts are in top gear to rescue the victim, as well as arrest the suspects.

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