The Niger State Police command has confirmed the abduction of 15 persons by some gunmen in Kulho village of Mashegu Local Government Area of the state.
Police spokesman in the state, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, confirmed this in a statement in Minna.
Abioudun says that, suspected bandits attacked Kulho village, a community via Ibbi in Mashegu and abducted 15 persons.
Abiodun also explained that on the same day at about 1 a.m, suspected bandits/terrorists entered Mashegu village through Jigawa and stole a yet to be ascertained number of cattle.
He said that a team of police had been drafted to the area for search and rescue of the abducted victims.