By Uzair Adam Imam
A newly-elected councillor in Katsina State was gunned down as bandits rampaged through Gozaki town of Kafur local government area of the state.
The late councillor, Alhaji Nasiru Magaji, was killed in his residence in the wee hours of Wednesday.
Multiple sources confirmed the incident, saying the bandits had also abducted the two wives of the slain councillor.
A resident, Abdullahi Gozaki, said the bandits, who were about ten stormed the community, killed Magaji and abducted his wives.
However, the wives have reportedly regained freedom without any ransom.
“They attacked in the early hours of today (Wednesday) around 12:30 am, killed the councillor and abducted his two wives but later sent them back home,” he said.
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