Some daredevil gunmen have abducted six children of one Alhaji Sani Gyare and one other in Kadauri village, Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State
The Public Relations Officer of the state, SP Shehu Mohammed, who confirmed the incident to newsmen in Gusau.
He admitted that the command has been briefed about the abduction of seven children, six of whom are children of Alhaji Gyare and the seventh, a female picked from another house all in Kadauri village.
The PRO said “The Commissioner of Police in the state, CP Abutu Yaro has deployed a combined team of CTU and Police Mobile Force who are currently on the trail of the suspects.
“The CP, who said that peace had been restored in the area, vowed to rescue the victims soonest.
“He urged the residents of the communities to continue to give useful information to law enforcement agents, in order to bring the criminals to book,” Muhammed said.
Speaking to newsmen, father of the six victims, said he suspected the abductors came for him but missed him and took away his children instead.
“I was informed that when they got to the village, they went straight to my house.
”When they discovered l was not home they went away with my children and the daughter of one of my close friends and neighbour, Alhaji Sani Yellow,” he said