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Senator Marafa’s sister killed, husband abducted in Gusau

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Senator Marafa's sister killed,  husband abducted in Gusau

Elder sister of Senator Kabir Marafa, has been killed by some unknown gunmen while her husband was abducted.

ROYAL NEWS reports that Marafa is the senator representing Zamfara central in the National Assembly.

Abubakar Tsafe, an aide to the senator, who confirmed this to TheCable, said the bandits struck at the residence of the senator’s sister located at Ruwan Bore area of Gusau local government area on Tuesday.

The aide said the suspected bandits numbering about 100 set the village ablaze after raiding it.

Senator Marafa's sister killed,  husband abducted in Gusau

“More than half of Ruwan Bore village has been burnt by the bandits. The villagers are now seeking refuge at Mada, a neighbouring community,” he said in a statement.

Tsafe said at the time of issuing the statement, the senator’s in-law had not been found.

The senator has, on many occasions ,expressed concern about the high level of insecurity in the state.

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