Some unidentified gunmen have reportedly abducted three children belonging to Zamfara state sub-treasurer, Alhaji Yusuf Marafa based in Nahuche community of the Bugudu local government area of the state. His neighbor, Mallam Kamalu Nahuche was shot dead when he came out of his house.
An eyewitness reported the story saying that the abductors also entered into the house of one Ibrahim Maishago, a businessman in an attempt to kidnap his children.
"They discovered some large sum of money in the house, which they took away with them along with the children.
The state police command public relations officer, Muhammad Shehu, was contacted and he confirmed the incident saying that armed policemen had already been deployed to the affected area to restore normalcy and peace.