Some armed kidnappers Wednesday, stormed the residence of the chairman of Matazu Local Government Council in Katsina State, Alhaji Kabiru Matazu and abducted two of his children after killing a security guard.
The kidnappers reportedly numbering about 20, invaded the chairman’s home about 2 .10am and started shooting sporadically, frightening everyone in the compound.
Katsina State police command spokesman, SP Gambo Isah, told newsmen in Katsina that the incident occurred in the early hours of Wednesday. He identified the slain security guard as Kabir Matazu.
Mr Isah said that after killing the security guard, the bandits abducted the two children, Aliyu and Abubakar Kabir Farouk.
One of the children is said to have just completed his senior secondary school while the younger one is still in school.
Isah said that trackers were already on the trail of the bandits to arrest them and rescue the kidnapped children.