Bandits abduct Zamfara Monarch, 5 others
Bandits in the early hours of Saturday abducted the district head of Ruwan Rana in Bukkuyum Local Government Area of Zamfara State, Magaji Makau and five others.
One other person was also killed during the attack.
An indigene of the area, Mohammed Musa revealed that the bandits who rode motorcycles entered Ruwan Rana town in the early hours of Saturday.
Musa said the bandits, who arrived in the town around 3 a.m. began shooting sporadically and later went from house to house where they abducted the district head and five other prominent persons.
He also explained that they killed one person who refused to be abducted.
A member of the state House of Assembly representing the area, Hon Hamisu Faru, expressed disgust over the incident and assured that the victims would soon be rescued.