Unknown gunmen suspected to be bandits have abducted Kabir Muhammad Inuwa, an elder brother to the Secretary to the Katsina State Government (SSG) Mustapha Inuwa.
According to reports, Kabir was abducted on Wednesday after the heavily armed men stormed his farm in a village called Daftau, in Danmusa Local Government Area of the state.
Ripples Nigeria learnt that Kabir is a stepbrother of the SSG from the same father but a different mother, and is a retired police officer.
Despite being the home state of President Muhammadu Buhari, Katsina has witnessed a high rate of insecurity with different attacks by bandits and kidnappers that have led to the loss of lives.
On December 11, 2020, some bandits kidnapped 344 students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, who were released after negotiations were made with the state government.