Gunmen Kidnap Wives of Kano Politician, Kill 2 Vigilante Members

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From Ibrahim Shuaibu in Kano

The police in Kano have confirmed that gunmen suspected to be kidnappers abducted two wives of a prominent politician in Kibiya local government area of the state.

The spokesman of the police, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Musa Magaji Majia, told reporters on Tuesday that the incident occurred on Monday night.

He said the Police Commissioner and some officers had already visited Kibiya town to assess the situation.

It was also learned that the suspects stormed the residence of the politician, Alhaji Garba Umar Fammar around 2am on the fateful day.

The suspects numbering about 40, arrived the town on motorcycles with dangerous weapons.

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