A 14-year-old girl in Kankia Local Government Area of Katsina State has been abducted by unknown gunmen.
Father of the girl, Alhaji Salisu Mai-Tiles, said that the gunmen invaded his residence at Sabuwar-Abuja quarters in Kankia at about 1:30 am on Thursday.
According to him, three well-armed persons broke into his residence and demanded for money, while the remaining gang members stayed outside.
“They asked me to give them money, which I did; whatever they asked we never objected to their demand to save our lives, but unfortunately, they went with my 14-year-old daughter,” he said.
According to NAN, the gang members also blocked Katsina-Kano road in Kankia and robbed motorists at gunpoint.
This incident is coming 24 hours after a Canadian and an American were kidnapped in Katsina with two police officers shot dead in the process.
In a related development, suspected armed robbers have shot dead a policeman attached to WAPA Shopping Mall in Katsina on Thursday night and carted away undisclosed amount of money.
The police spokesperson is yet to confirm this.
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