Gunmen suspected to be bandits have kidnapped the younger brother to the wife of former Governor of Zamfara State, Fatima Abdul Aziz Yari at their country home in Talatar Mafara Local Government Area of the state.
DAILY POST gathered that the kidnapped victim, Auwalu nicknamed (Babson) was reported to have been kidnapped in his private house located at the Talatar Mafara low cost area at about 11:00pm.
According to a source who puts his name as Aminu Ahmad, the kidnapped victim just came back from the United Arab Emirate (UAE) when the abductors stormed his residence and collected unspecified huge amount of money and took him away to an unknown destination.
“When Auwalu first noticed a suspicious movement inside his apartment, he attempted to escape through an exit route of his house, but he was attacked while attempting to move away his wife,” Ahmad said.
Ahmad maintained that the kidnappers collected a huge amount of money in hard currency from him, after which they whisked him away, pointing out that in the process of kidnapping him, his neighbour who was a new bride attempted to shout for help, but she was also attacked and kidnapped.
This medium reports that as at the time of filing this report, Ahmad did not give any clue about the abductors demands with regard to any amount for ransom.
Meanwhile, efforts to contact the Zamfara State police spokesman, SP Shehu Mohammed proved abortive as he could not be reached for comment as at the time of filing this report.