A pregnant housewife has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen in Sokoto as confirmed by the Sokoto State Police Command.
The abducted woman, Mrs. Luba Bello was kidnapped in her matrimonial home around 2am on Thursday August 15, 2019 in Katura, Dange Shuni Local Government area of Sokoto State.
Speaking in anonymity, one of the woman’s neighbour has said that she is a younger sister to a prominent politician in the local government.
The neighbour said:
“Hajiya Luba is a younger sister to a prominent politician in the local government.
The kidnappers, seven in number and armed, stormed Katura village, shooting sporadically to frighten the people, beat the husband, leaving him with scars before abducting the wife.”
However, efforts to speak with the victim’s husband proved abortive.
The Sokoto Police Command Public Relations Officer, ASP Sadiq Abubakar has also confirmed the incident and that the police were in mission to rescue the abducted woman.
ASP Sadiq said:
“The police are on the trail of the kidnappers to rescue the woman.“