Gunmen kill businessman, abduct son’s wife in kebbi

Gunmen on Sunday killed a businessman, Yusuf Garkar-Bore and kidnapped his son’s wife, Aisha Yusuf, in Gulma town of kebbi.

An unnamed family source told newsmen that the gunmen attacked the home of the 65-year-old Garkar-Bore at about 2a.m, shot him in the chest and kidnapped his son’s wife .

Alhaji was shot severally in the chest; we took him to Argungu General Hospital for treatment but he was confirmed dead; he has been buried according to Islamic rites today, he said.

The source added:

We do not know her whereabouts now because the kidnappers have not contacted the family, he added.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, DSP Nafiu Abubakar, confirmed the incident and said:

We are aware of the incident and our men have been drafted to the scene, he said.

DSP Nafiu added that no contact had been established with the criminals.

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