The Police Command in Kaduna State has confirmed the abduction of Halimatus Sa’adiya Bello and her 17-year-old son, Yusuf Bello, at Dogarawa Area, Sabon Gari Local Government Area of the state.
ASP Mansur Hassan, the command’s Public Relations Officer, confirmed this in Zaria on Monday.
Hassan said the police has swung into action in an effort to rescue the victims and commenced investigation into the matter.
He advised the public to be more vigilant and report any suspicious movement to security agencies.
Malam Gafai Katsina, the Chairman, Security Committee of residents of the area, said the bandits, who were 15 in number and armed with sophisticated weapons, stormed the Dogarawa New Layout about 2 a.m.
“They entered the house of Alhaji Bello and abducted the victims, attacked Adamu Bello with machetes on his hand. Adamu Bello is receiving treatment at Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital (ABUTH) Shika, Zaria.
“The bandits did not abduct the two tenants residing in the house, they tied them and locked them in their rooms,” he said.