Jun 18, 2021

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Gunmen kill four, abduct eight in Katsina, Taraba

While security forces have not yet relieved tension in the state of Taraba after the gruesome murder of two police officers, three farmers were killed.

The murder of Katsina took place in the village of Assa in the municipal council of Wukari

Aminu Abdulwahab, the 55-year-old brother of Permanent Secretary of the Local Government Service Commission, Bello Abdulwahab, was killed yesterday morning.

He was reportedly abducted a few days ago and was taken to the forest before ransom was demanded from his family members.

A local said the family managed to raise an unknown amount of money for the kidnappers. However, it was found that the kidnappers were not satisfied with the amount and threatened to kill him if the balance did not reach them in time.

“Despite the ransom collected, they still killed him. As I speak to you now, we are preparing to bury him, ”said the source.

But the kidnapping of the eight people is said to have taken place late Monday evening along the Gajere – Mara road.

He lamented frequent attacks by armed men on the local council, which often resulted in death, and called on the government and security agencies to help put a stop to insecurity in the region.

At the time of going to press, Police Department spokesman Gambo Isah had yet to respond to inquiries about both incidents.

MEANWHILE, the Wukari farmers are said to have prepared their farmland for the farming season when they were armed by the gunmen Men were sent to their graves.

Dr. Daniel Adi, chairman of the Wukari parish council, confirmed the report amid perennial security threats.

He said the parish council leadership would go every legitimate mile to fish out the perpetrators Reduce crime in the region.