The Residents of kankara Local Government area of Katsina state on Thursday Kill Kidnappers and they mobilized themselves killed two bandits out of se
The Residents of kankara Local Government area of Katsina state on Thursday Kill Kidnappers and they mobilized themselves killed two bandits out of several numbers of them who besieged the town to cause mayhem.
Meanwhile, on the same night a car dealer and a businessperson of Yandaki Village in Kaita Local Government Council not lucky as they were kidnapped from their residence.
Kankara town has a major highway connecting travelers from Abuja and Kaduna to Katsina town, the state capital.
An opinion leader of Kankara local government who spoke to PR Nigeria on condition of anonymity said they resorted to self-help to protect their lives and property due to the incessant banditry and kidnapping in the area.
“The other bandits had to escape when they discovered that residents really prepared and ambushed them in a surprise attack,” the source said.
When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer of Katsina Command, SP Gambo Isa asked PRNigeria for time to contact the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Kankara to confirm the development. As at the time of going to press, there was no response from him.
Kidnapping is rampant in most local government areas of Katsina State especially in Jibia, Dandume, Faskari, Sabuwa, Danmusa, Safana, Kankara, Batsari, Dutsinma, Kurfi, Funtua and Katsina metropolis.