Bandits abduct father, step mother of Zamfara Speaker, five others


From Maiharaji Altine Gusau

Bandits have abducted the father of Speaker, Zamfara state House of Assembly, Hon. Nasiru Muazu Magarya, his step mother and five others last Wednesday.

The bandits according to sources iinvaded Magarya, the hometown of the Speaker around 4:00pm when people were observing Asr prayers and began their operation.

They abducted the father of the Speaker Nasiru Magarya, his stepmother and five others and run into the forest.

The bandits were yet to reach out to the family for ransom.

Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command SP Mohammed Shehu said, “The State Police Commissioner Husaini Rabiu has since deployed adequate police tactical squad in order to rescue the abducted persons.

Also Speaking, the Spokesperson of Zamfara House of Assembly, Mustapha Jafaru Kaura said, “The House of Assembly is yet to release official statement on the issue because the Speaker and other members of the  house are going to hold meeting to deliberate on the matter by 2:00pm today”.

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