THREE children of Alhaji Yusuf Marafa, a Sub-Treasurer in Nahuche community, Bungudu Local Government Area of Zamfara State, were reportedly kidnapped by unknown gunmen, who also killed his neighbour.
It was gathered that the kidnappers, who drove into the community on motorbikes, went straight to the sub-treasurer’s house, where they whisked away the three children, Mansur Yusuf, Sa ’adu Yusuf and Anas Yusuf.
A resident, Alhaji Dahiru, disclosed that the neighbour, Kamalu, was shot dead as he came out of his house. Dahiru added that the gunmen also went to the house of a businessman, Ibrahim Maishago, where they made away with a large sum of money.
Confirming the incident, the state Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Muhammad Shehu, said armed policemen had already been deployed to the affected area to restore normalcy and peace.
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