Bauchi lawmaker shot dead, wives and son abducted

A member of the Bauchi State House of Assembly representing Baraza/Dass constituency has been killed by suspected gunmen.

Alhaji Musa Mante was killed on Thursday at his residence in Dass.

A source said that gunmen, suspected to be armed robbers, invaded the house of the deceased at the wee hours of the night, firing shots at him.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Command in state, DSP Ahmed Wakil, confirmed the incident adding that the gunmen kidnapped the two wives and a son of the deceased lawmaker.

“Details are still sketchy but it will be made available to newsmen later,” the PPRO assured.

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