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Bandits abduct travellers along Katsina highway

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An unspecified number of travellers onboard two vehicles have been abducted by terrorists along the Katsina/Jibia highway of Katsina State.

According to The Punch, the incident occurred in an area of the highway around 5 P.M around Kadobe village on Wednesday.

Confirming the incident, the spokesman of the Katsina State Police Command, Gambo Isah, said the actual figures of those abducted are yet to be finalized.

He said, ” Yes, it is true but give me time to find out the actual numbers of those kidnapped as not all the passengers were kidnapped.”

The terrorists arrived at the scene of the incident on motorcycles, no fewer than twenty in number, shooting sporadically.

Panicked upon citing them, the two drivers of the vehicles veered off the road

The terrorists were said to have thereafter swooped on the vehicles and abducted some of the occupants.

Security operatives were said to have later arrived at the scene to secure the highway.

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