Armed men have reportedly abducted two wives of the Chairman of Kiyawa Local Government Council in Jigawa State.
A resident told DAILY POST that the incident occurred on Friday night when the hoodlums invaded Kiyawa town and gained entrance to the chairman’s residence, subsequently abducting the two wives.
The source said the suspected criminals fired gunshots into the air, causing panic and confusion in the town.
He revealed that one of the abducted wives is heavily pregnant and due to deliver at any moment.
The spokesperson of the Jigawa State Police Command, SP Lawal Shisu Adam, confirmed the incident.
He said the incident took place Friday night after they had caused fear among the locals with their indiscriminate gunshots.
SP Adam also indicated that there were no reported injuries during the incident.
He stated, “Upon receiving information about the abduction, the state police command deployed a special police unit to rescue the victims and apprehend the suspected criminals.”
A source within the family also told DAILY POST that, to date, the kidnappers have not made any contact with the family.