SWITZERLAND, JUNE 24 – Gunmen at the weekend attacked Amarawa, Madawa and Domawa villages at Danmusa Local Government Area of Katsina State, killing three persons abducting three others and rustling many cows.
At Amarawa village, one Alhaji Yusuf Dantalle was killed; while his younger brother’s wife, identified as Salima, was abducted.
The abductors were said to have demanded N20m as ransom. At Madawa village, one Malam Zubairu and Malam Gidan Ishe Madawa were reportedly killed and two other persons kidnapped.
At Domawa village, the gunmen were said to have beaten up many people and rustled cows. When contacted, the spokesman of the state command, SP Gambo Isah, declined comment.
Katsina, president Buhari’s home state is one of the areas badly affect by banditry, which has led to widespread killings and destruction of properties.