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Bandits Attacks Katsina Mosque During Midnight Prayer, Abducts Over 40 Worshipers

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Over 40 muslim worshippers were abducted by suspected bandits during an attack at a Mosque in Kwata, Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina State.

Bandits Attacks Katsina Mosque During Midnight Prayer, Abducts Over 40 Worshipers 3

It was gathered that the incident occurred at about 12am on Monday morning during the Laylatul Qadr prayer, which is one of the most sacred nights in the Islamic calendar.

The state’s Police Public Relations Officer, SP Gambo Ishaka, who confirmed the incident said that 30 of the abductees have been rescued by the joint security operatives.

“The report is true. Hoodlums attacked a Mosque in Kwata and abducted over 40 persons but we were able to rescue 30 of them,” Daily Post quoted him saying.

“But these remaining ten, I can not vividly say they are kidnapped or probably ran somewhere within the location for safety during the attack.

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“It was after we conducted headcount this morning that we discovered that about ten villagers are still missing. But hopefully, we going to find them. The operation is still ongoing.

“As I’m speaking to you, military and police are after these hoodlums, we have found out that they are heading towards Ambe and Tumburun in Zamfara State which is the hideout of the criminal elements.

“Investigation is on top gear to ensure the remaining ten are rescueed and the criminals are brought to book. No life was lost during the attack”.

 

KanyiDaily had also reported how 5 muslim worshippers were killed and more than 30 others kidnapped when gunmen attacked a mosque during prayers in Zamfara State.

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