Suspected kidnappers on Saturday abducted the younger brother of the wife of former Governor of Zamfara State Fatima Abdulazeez Yari Abubakar at their country home, Talatar Mafara.
The abductee who is popularly known as Auwalu (Babson) was kidnapped in his private house located at low-cost area of Talatar Mafara around 11:00pm.
A source who is privy to this medium said, the abductee just returned from the United Arab Emirate (UAE) when the kidnappers stormed his house collected huge amount of money and whisked him away to an unknown destination.
The source said when Auwalu heard about a suspicious movement inside his house he attempted to escape through an exit route of his house, but he was attacked while attempting to move away his wife.
He said they collected cash in hard currency from him and also carried him along, noting that in the process of moving along with him, his neighbor who was a bride attempted to shout for help, but she was also attacked and abducted.
As at the time of filing this report, the source said the kidnappers have called but did not demand for any ransom.
Zamfara police spokesperson SP Shehu Muhammad could not be reached for comment as at the time of filing this report.