The people of Bakin Kasuwa were left in dismay as unidentified bandits allegedly kidnapped a 55-year-old woman identified as Hajiya Safiya of the Bakin Kasuwa quarters in Jahun local government area of Jigawa State.
Police spokesperson for the Jigawa State Police, SP Abdu Jinjiri, confirmed the incident to reporters in Dutse, He further explained that the incident happened during the early hours of Wednesday 18/12/2019 at around 2:00 AM when members of the family were asleep.
SP Jinjiri assured the press that the Police Force is currently working round the clock to rescue the victim. He advised the family members of the abducted victim to cooperate with the police and share any useful information that will help in the investigation.
"Investigation is on to arrest the suspects and rescue the victim.
"We advise the family of the victim, Hajiya Safiya, to cope with the Police to ensure a smooth recovery of the victim," he said
Close sources who spoke with the elder son of the victim, Salisu Wada Jahun, disclosed that the kidnappers stormed his family house at about 2:00 am in the morning. The kidnappers also left the phone numbers that they will be connected with.
Salisu informed the media source that he spoke with the victim (his mother), and claimed she is in critical condition, but the kidnappers are yet to make any demands for ransom.