Gunmen break into lawmaker’s house, kidnap wife

Posted by News Express | 8 August 2020 | 1,008 times

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THE Jigawa state commissioner of police, CP Usman Sule Gwamna, has confirmed the kidnap of the wife of the lawmaker representing Gwiwa local government in the Jigawa statehouse of Assembly, Hajiya Rukayya Aminuin, in the early hours of Saturday.

The commissioner made the confirmation while fielding questions to newsmen in Dutse, the state capital, he said: “yes it is true unknown gunmen kidnapped wife of the state’s lawmaker”.

CP Usman Sule Gwamna said “the kidnappers has spoken to the victim relative. While police have already identified the group and trailing them carefully to rescue the victim”.

According to him “our concern is the life and the health of the victim. So we will not rush and use force on the rescue operation”.

Reports from the state indicated that the victim was kidnapped at Tsibut village home village of the lawmaker, honourable Aminu Tsibute in Gwiwa local government area.

Victims relative revealed that the gunmen numbering about seven broke the lawmaker’s house and whisked away from the victim.

He said the kidnappers have already contacted the family and requested money to secure her release.

Tribune Online recalled that this is the second time that some hoodlum kidnapped the wife of a lawmaker.

The first one was the wife of the member representing Miga constituency in the state House of Assembly Hon. Haruna Aliyu Dangyatum. (Saturday Tribune)

Source: News Express

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