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65-yr-old businessman killed, daughter in-law abducted in Kebbi

65-yr-old businessman killed, daughter in-law abducted in Kebbi

A 65-year-old businessman, Yusuf Garkar-Bore was Sunday morning killed in Gulma town of Kebbi State by Gunmen who also abducted his daughter-in-law, Mrs. Aisha Yusuf.

A source, who is a family member, while speaking with newsmen, said that the gunmen invaded the community at about 2 am, and attacked the home of 65 year-old Garkar-Bore, shooting him in the chest and abducting his son’s wife.

“Alhaji was shot several times in the chest; we took him to Argungu General Hospital for treatment but he was confirmed dead; he has been buried according to Islamic rites today,” the source said.

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According to the family source, no information had been received on the whereabouts of the daughter in-law.

“We do not know her whereabouts now because the kidnappers have not contacted the family,” he added.

Confirming the development, the state police spokesman, DSP Nafiu Abubakar, said: “We are aware of the incident and our men have been drafted to the scene.”

He however said that no contact had been established with the criminals.

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