Gunmen abducts couples and killed a vigilante


A man, identified as Abba, has been shot dead by gunmen who raided Shola Quarters, a satellite community in Katsina town, Katsina State.

The gunmen also injured two residents and abducted a young couple during the attack.

Residents disclosed that the gunmen infiltrated the community on Saturday and began operation a few minutes after 1am on Sunday.

darkwurld learnt that the gunmen killed Abba, who was a vigilante in the community.

The residents further disclosed that those injured were lucky to have escaped being killed, as the gunmen shot indiscriminately.

A resident, who spoke on condition of anonymity for security reasons, said, “We contacted security agents, who arrived after the gunmen had left. The gunmen killed Abba, who was a vigilante. They also abducted a man and his wife and injured two people. We cannot quantify items taken from our community by now as we are busy with the preparation for Abba’s burial.”

The spokesman for the Katsina State Police Command, SP Gambo Isah, said, “Our men are still there. We will give you details in due course.”

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