BREAKING: Gunmen abduct Islamiyya pupils, teacher in Katsina*

August 18, 2021

1 min readCategories: News

BREAKING: Gunmen abduct Islamiyya pupils, teacher in Katsina*

 

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have abducted eight pupils of an Islamiyya school at Sakkai village, Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina State.

 

Also abducted was one of their school teachers, The PUNCH was told on Wednesday.

 

The identities of the victims of the late Tuesday attack could not be ascertained as of the time of filing this report.

 

Residents narrated that the gunmen arrived at the school on motorcycles when the pupils were about to close for the day.

 

The gunmen reportedly started shooting indiscriminately, the development which caused a commotion on the school premises and at nearby communities.

 

A resident said, “The gunmen forced the teacher and the pupils on their motorcycles before they zoomed off towards the forest and since then, nobody has heard anything about them.”

 

There were no activities at the Islamiyya school on Wednesday during a visit by our correspondent.

 

It was also learnt that the gunmen had not made any contact with the school and families of the victims.

 

The Spokesman for the Katsina police command, SP Gambo Isah, was yet to respond to a text message sent to him

download the starnews app

About the Author: Starnews NG

Leave A Comment

I will seek redress in court if I lose — Gbadebo

BREAKING: Katsina gov’s nephew, two others die in auto crash

Buhari assents to power devolution bills

NSCDC deploys 2,010 for Ondo Assembly poll

Gov polls: Transmit results electronically, court orders INEC

I never wanted to become vice president – Jonathan

BBOL Collaboration With Sen Tofowomo And The Effort To Restore Electricity To Ondo South

Ondo man defiles 10-year-old girl with N100

Emefiele finally bows to pressure, says old naira notes legal tender

CBN Has No Reason Not To Obey Supreme Court On Naira Redesign — Presidency

Recent Tweets