Gunmen kidnap wife, children of Katsina lawmaker

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Bandits have reportedly kidnapped the wife and two children of the lawmaker representing Bakori Constituency in the Katsina State House of Assembly, Dr. Ibrahim Kurami.

The bandits reportedly stormed the country home of the lawmaker at Kurami village in Bakori LGA at about 9:00 pm on Saturday after the muslim night prayers.

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A source who pleaded anonymity explained that on arrival the hoodlums first shot at a member of the First Aid Group of Islam who they met at the entrance.

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The victim who sustained injuries from the gunshots was later rushed to a medical facility for treatment.

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At the time of the incident, the lawmaker was away, participating in the APC Local Government Congress in his council.

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Spokesman for the Katsina Police Command, SP Gambo Isah is yet to confirm the incident.

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Meanwhile, a senior security agent in the state told Channels Television that rescue operations for the abducted victims are already ongoing as security operatives have been mobilised to the scene of the incident and the council environs.

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