Olusegun Ariyo

Suspected gunmen, whom inhabitants described as bandits to newsmen had, in early hours of Friday (Today) abducted the  village head of Raddah community in charanchi local government are of Katsina, Alhaji Kabir Umar

Urban Express News equally gathered umar’s younger brother identified as Aminu was equally injured, and was told he had been rushed to the a hospital, a proximal location to their residents

Eyewitness told correspondent that the gunmen stormed the community in large numbers around 2am in the morning and operated for hours.

The residents could not, however, say specifically the number of items stolen by the gunmen.

One of the residents who pleaded for anonymity disclosed that “the gunmen arrived at the village around 2am and were shooting sporadically.

“They abducted our village head and wounded his younger brother on the thigh. But we cannot say exactly the number of items stolen or taken along with them as they kept on shooting during the operation and also while they were leaving the community.”

The source added that the whereabouts of the village head was still unknown as of Friday morning.

The spokesman for the Katsina Police Command, SP Gambo Isah confirmed the incident to journalists, saying;” it is true”, but didn’t give detail description of what transpired.

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