few days after the 334 schoolboys abducted by bandit in Kankara, Katsina State, were returned, another incidence of abduction has occurred in the state, this time in Mahuta town, Dandume local government area.
Another set of gunmen suspected to be bandits stormed the town on Saturday and forcefully carted away many students of an Islamiyya school, Katsina Post reported.
The medium said the Islamic students were abducted on their way back from Unguwar Al-Kasim, a nearby village, where they went for presumably for a Maulud procession.
The Triumph notes that there are no Maulud processions at the moment, as the period of such processions has long elapsed.
The medium could not ascertain the actual number of the abducted students, but said the vigilante groups in the community have already swung into action to rescue the students.
It said the spokesman Katsina state police command, Gambo Isah, could not verify the news, as he claimed to be out of the state on an official assignment.