Gunmen kidnap family of former Zamfara Commissioner

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Bandits have abducted the children of Bello Dankande Gamji, a former commissioner for Local Governments in Zamfara state.

The gunmen who attacked the residence of the former commissioner early Tuesday morning also kidnapped the watchman of the residence and shot dead another man who confronted them.

Confirming the incident, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Shehu Mohammed said, “The police are aware of the kidnap of the four persons from the former commissioner’s house.

“The person, Shafiu Isa Gamji, who was shot dead by the bandits was a neighbour of the former commissioner who confronted the bandits in a bid to render assistance,” the police spokesman said.

He stated that the police command has already drafted its personnel in order to rescue the kidnapped persons as it has been doing in the past.

Mohammed also revealed that the police command has already drafted its personnel in order to rescue the kidnapped persons as it has been doing in the past.




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