Gunmen on Tuesday kidnapped two members of the Nasarawa village head’s family in Tsanyawa Local Government Area, Kano State.
His wife, Halima Kabiru, 38, and his 20-year-old son, Dahiru Kabiru, were kidnapped.
Mr. Mamman Dauda, the state’s Commissioner of Police, confirmed the kidnapping.
“On April 2, at about 12:45 a.m., we received information that seven gunmen stormed the residence of the village head of Nasarawa and kidnapped his wife and son.
“The kidnappers took the victims to an unknown destination. On receipt of the information, we immediately formed a rescue team in neighbouring Divisions. As we speak, the team is working assiduously to rescue the victims unhurt,” he said.
He described the incident as unfortunate but expressed confidence that the victims would be rescued and the abductors arrested. – NAN.