No fewer than 20 women have been kidnapped by armed bandits while attending a naming ceremony at Gidan Bido village of Dandume Local Government Area of Katsina State.
According to reports, the incident occurred on Friday, around 1 pm. It was gathered that another group of bandits attacked and also kidnapped five men at Unguwar Bawa village, of Dandume LGA in the State, in the early morning hours of Saturday.
Recall that in March, gunmen suspected to be bandits reportedly stormed two communities, namely Katsalle and Unguwar-Tukur in Sabuwa local government area in the State.
It was gathered that at least 40 women were also abducted by the armed bandits: 30 women in Katsalle on Monday, March 8; while 10 others were abducted in Unguwar Tukur on Sunday, March 7.