Three family members of the serving State Treasurer (ST) Alh Yusuf Marafa Nahuche have been kidnapped and one of his neighbour was shot dead by some suspected gunmen at the early hours of Monday
An eye witness said the scenerio occurred after some suspected gunmen numbering close to hundred invaded Nahuche town and ransacked the houses of the State Treasurer and one Alh Ibrahim maishago.
The source said when they invaded the house of Ibrahim Maishago, they attempted to kidnap one of his son but later opted out of that decision as result of millions of naira they allegedly whisked away from the house.
The victim Ibrahim Maishago personally told one our representative on site that, they have whisked away over 5 million naira cash from his home even as he planned to deposit the money for the supply of goods he has earlier ordered for.
But the at the house of the State Treasurer, the gunmen who could not traced the S.T decided to take away three of his children and went in to a hide out area with them.
It was learnt that, the gunmen ransacked other houses in the town but did not either kidnapped, injured or killed any one.
But the source said, one of the neighbour to the S.T attempted to help help in rescuing the three kidnapped victims but was shot dead by the gunmen.
The Monday attack in Nahuche is the second after the other one carried out four weeks ago were the private residence of one Usman Nahutawa was raided and money cashed out by the bandits.
The names of those kidnapped were given as Mansur Nahuche, Sa’adu and Anas while Kamalu Nahuche was shot dead.
Confirming the incident, Zamfara State Police Command Public Relations Officer SP Shehu Muhammad said armed policemen have already being deployed to the affected area to restore normalcy and assured the families of the abducted victims that effort has been intensified by the State Police Commissioner CP Usman Nagogo to get their children released safely.