The bandits kidnapped the spouse and 4 youngsters of a member of the Zamfara State Home of Meeting, Amin Ardo Jangebe.
His two neighbors, Alhaji Yahaya and Sa,adu Mainama, have been additionally kidnapped.
I am speaking to The PUNCH on cellphone, an indigene of the city, Sani Abubakar stated the bandits arrived within the city at about 11pm on Thursday and began capturing sporadically to scare the individuals.
Abubakar defined that many individuals took to their heels once they heard the gunshots, whereas others closed their doorways to keep away from the kidnapping.
He stated the robbers went straight to Aminu Ardo’s residence the place they broke the gate to achieve entry.
“Instantly the bandits entered the home, kidnapped the honorable member’s spouse and his 4 youngsters.
“After they have been leaving the home, they noticed two of his neighbours, Malam Yahaya and Sa,adu Mainamau who in addition they kidnapped,” he stated.
Abubakar stated the bandits additionally took away a bike belonging to one of many kidnapped individuals.
Frantic efforts to talk to the lawmaker proved unsuccessful as he didn’t reply a number of calls made to his cellphone.
The state Commissioner for Info, Alhaji Ibrahim Dosara, additionally didn’t decide up the cellphone though he confirmed the incident to BBC Hausa.
Contacted for touch upon the matter, the spokesman for the state police command, Mohammed Shehu, stated “I’ll get extra particulars”.
Nonetheless, Shehu has not responded until the time of submitting this report.