Gunmen abduct nursing mother, baby in Zamfara | Dailytrust

Gunmen abduct nursing mother, baby in Zamfara


Gunmen on Wednesday invaded the residence of a politician located at Damba quarters in Gusau suburb in Zamfara State and abducted his wife, who is a nursing mother, Daily Trust gathered.

It was gathered that the gunmen arrived at the house of the politician identified as Babangida Damba in the wee hours of Wednesday and fired many shots at the entrance to the house.

The invasion, which lasted for about half an hour, according to witnesses, left the politician with a gunshot wound while his wife and 8-month old child were abducted.

“The gunmen kept firing shots to scare the residents. They arrived around 1 am and they shot him in the hand.

“The doors to his room and parlour were riddled with bullets holes’’, a resident of the area who pleaded anonymity for fear of attack told Daily Trust.

Another resident added that the politician was immediately rushed to a medical facility when the attackers left.

The spokesman for the state Police Command, SP Muhammad Shehu could not be reached for comment at the time of filing this report.

Dear Reader,
Every day, we work hard to provide readers such as you with the most accurate, up-to-date, and comprehensive information. Quality journalism costs money. Today, we're asking that you support us to do more. Your support means that Daily Trust can keep offering journalism to everyone in the world. sign up for as little as N1,000 to become a member. Learn more about our membership here

Bank transfers can be made to:
Zenith Bank
Media Trust Ltd

Please send details of your bank transfer to the email or Whatsapp number below so that we can contact you.

If you have any questions, please let me know.

Whatsapp: +234 806 990 3410