Gunmen on rampage, kidnap 18-year-old girl in Kebbi


Gunmen are on the rampage again, kidnapped an 18-year-old girl (name withheld)in Kebbi state on Friday morning, report says.

The Kebbi State Police Command however has confirmed the kidnap of an 18-year-old girl (name withheld) at Gangaren NEPA, Birnin Kebbi, the Kebbi State capital in the early hours of Friday.

DSP Nafi’u Abubakar, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the command confirmed this to newsmen in Birnin Kebbi on Friday.

According to him, the police were on top of the situation, as all efforts have been put in place to rescue the victim.

Abubakar advised the general public to furnish the police with useful information on the matter.

He also urged the public to report to the security agencies any suspicious movement to enable it to take the necessary action.

The father to the kidnapped 18-year-old girl, Faruq Mohammed was is said to be an officer of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kebbi State Command also confirmed the adoption of his daughter, adding that the gunmen came into their area and started operation immediately

“When they came to my house, I noticed some noise and understood that something was wrong. I have two exits in my house, one at the frontage while another by the garage.

“I decided that we should go out through the garage, unfortunately, on opening the door, we met one of the bandits fully armed by the side of my car, we had to find another route and jumped into a neighbouring house.

“The bandits broke into my house and started searching from room to room, unfortunately, my daughter was sleeping in her room, when they knocked, she opened the room and they picked her up.”


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