Gunmen kidnap monarch’s wife in Kano

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On Tuesday, the wife of Tsara village head in Karaye Emirate Council, Rogo Local Government Area, Kano State, Aishatu Aliyu, was abducted by unknown gunmen.

District Head of Rogo, Wambai Karaye, Alhaji Muhammadu Mahraz, who made the disclosure to the Emir of Karaye, Alhaji Ibrahim Abubakar II, said a large number of unknown persons burst into the home of the village head of Tsara, Aliyu Muhammad, at 1am and abducted his wife.

According to a statement issued and signed by the Karaye Emirate Council Information Officer, Haruna Gunduwawa, on Tuesday, the abductors shot sporadically into the air before taking their victim away.

We gathered that many residents of the village passed the night in the bush for safety.

DSP Abdullahi Haruna, the Kano State Police Command spokesman, said the Command was yet to be briefed on the situation and assured that the Command would address the press as soon as it collated all the facts.