Bandits abduct three from Katsina community school
SUSPECTED bandits have kidnapped three people from the staff quarters of the Government Science Secondary School, Dutsin-ma, Katsina State.
The bandits reportedly invaded the school’s staff quarters on
Tuesday to perpetrate the act.
Sources disclosed that the bandits abducted the wife of one of the employees of the school as well as her sister and daughter.
The names of the victims could, however, not be ascertained as of press time.
It was learnt that the bandits were likely from the stretch of the Rugu forest close to the town.
The spokesman for the state police command, Sp Isah Gambo, confirmed the incident.
He said, “The incident is true. We have, however, got a lead that will assist us in tracking down the hoodlums.
“The bandits struck in the evening of Tuesday, December 17, 2019, and our men immediately mounted roadblocks around the town. The bandits must have come from the stretch of the Rugu forest around the town.
“Those abducted were the wife of a worker in the school, her sister and her daughter. But we are working on rescuing them.”