It was gathered that the bandits also kidnapped the Speaker’s stepmother, uncle and four others in a raid on his community, Magarya in Zurmi Local Government Area of the state.
“This is the fourth time they are attacking the community, the first one they killed some people while during the second assault they torched residential houses and carted away cows and other domestic animals,” he said.
“I’m right now with the Honourable Speaker, we will issue statement, give us some times please,” Mustapha said.
Spokesperson of the State Police Command, SP Muhammad Shehu, who confirmed the incident, said the command would soon issue a press release on the incident.
He added that the command has deployed additional troops to the affected area to ensure the safe return of the victims.