Unknown gunmen on Sunday, shot the Auditor-Normal of Bauchi State, Abdu Usman Aliyu and kidnapped his 25-year-old son, Zulkifiru Mohammed.
Spokesperson of the Bauchi State Police Command, DSP Ahmed Wakil, who confirmed the incident to newsmen stated that the Auditor-Normal’s good friend recognized as Iliyasu Suleiman, 50, was additionally kidnapped by the assailants.
Wakil stated that the duo have been kidnapped after a failed try and kidnap the Auditor Normal.
In response to him, Aliyu was on his option to Kardam village in Tafawa Balewa LGA to see his household when the gunmen suspected to have been trailing them opened hearth and injured him within the course of.
“Aliyu resisted and was shot at a detailed vary by the attackers whereas six different folks within the automotive (three males and three girls) with him ran for security.
“Motorists evacuated and rushed him to a Normal Hospital in Tafawa Balewa earlier than he was transferred to Abubakar Tafawa Balewa College Educating Hospital (ATBUTH) the place he’s placed on admission on the Trauma Centre.
“Instantly the incident was reported, the policemen on the Tafawa Balewa Division went to the scene, however the suspect had already fled the scene with the 2 victims.
“Efforts to make sure the secure return of the kidnapped victims have begun, ”he stated.
Gunmen shoot Bauchi Auditor-Normal, Usman Aliyu, abduct his son, one different