Armed bandits have targeted Kogo village in Faskari Local Government Area (LGA) of Katsina State, kidnapping 16 residents, including children, women and men.
According to a local resident, the attack which unfolded silently at about 8:20 PM yesterday caught the villagers off guard as the assailants executed their plan with meticulous precision.
“The hoodlum quietly infiltrated the community, possibly parking their motorcycles at a distance to avoid detection.
“Without causing much uproar, the assailants targeted a residence and eventually took away 16 people comprising of children, women, and men,” revealed the local source.
The community is now grappling with fear and uncertainty, anxiously awaiting updates on the ongoing situation.
The residents are deeply concerned about the safety of their kidnapped fellow villagers and the overall security of the area, the source noted.
When contacted, ASP Abubakar Sadiq Aliyu, the spokesperson for the Katsina Police Command, stated that he would verify the report and provide a response. As of the time of filing this report, he was yet to confirm or communicate any updates.