By; MOHAMMED MUNIRAT NASIR, Gusau
Gunmen were reported to have on Sunday abducted seven people in Nahuche village of Bungudu Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
Confirming the abduction of the seven people while speaking with journalists in Gusau on Sunday, the Chairman of Bungudu local government area, Alhaji Abdul’Aziz Nahuche said the gunmen stormed the village in the early hours of Sunday and whisked away seven people including two females.
“There were exchanged of gun shot between the kidnappers and members of vigilante group, we thanked God, we did not record any death as a result of the attack. We are collaborating with security agencies to ensure the rescue of the victims “, he said
Nahuche said one of the females has returned following her escape from the kidnappers.
” Information reaching me now is that one of the female victims had escaped from the bandits, while remaining six people are with the bandits”, he said.
The local government Chairman urged communities in the area to remain vigilante and report any suspicious movement or persons to the security agencies.
“We are suspecting these bandits are coming from bandit camps in Maradun Local Government Area”, he added.