A newly wedded couple have been abducted and another person killed by suspected bandits at Runka community in Safana Local Government Area of Katsina State.
Confirming the incident to Channels TV on Monday, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Gambo Isah, said he was making efforts to contact the Divisional Police Officer in the local government for more details.
Also, a Runka resident told Channels Television that the community was attacked by the armed men in the early hours of Monday.
Narrating the incident, the resident simply identified the victim as Sama’ila Super, an uncle to the lawmaker representing Safana Constituency in the Katsina State House of Assembly.
Reports had it that Super was killed after he resisted attempts by the Bandits to abduct him and was buried hours after the incident.
While condemning the incessant attacks, the resident pointed out that a similar attack was carried out on Sunday where some scores of villagers were abducted at Babban Duhu Community.
He noted that many locals were wounded during the incident and were taken to a hospital for medical treatment.
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