Police in Katsina State said the suspects in connection with the abduction of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Aide de Camp (ADC)’s father-in-law, have been arrested.
This was revealed in a statement released by the spokesperson of the Katsina State police command, Gambo Isah.
The statement disclosed that Magajin Garin Daura, Alhaji Musa Uba, was abducted on Tuesday evening at his residence, noting that the kidnappers numbering up to six stormed the residence in a Peugeot 405, unregistered blue car, shot sporadically into the air, and abducted him.
The State Commissioner of police and police patrol team later arrived the scene and arrested some of the suspects.
One police officer was however hit during a gun-duel with the kidnappers.
The state Commissioner of police, CP Sanusi Buba, along with police patrol teams immediately arrived at the scene.
Police patrol teams at Kusada Division Katsina State intercepted the hoodlums and engaged them in a gun duel and as a result of which one Inspector Muntari Maikudi attached to Kusada Division sustained a gunshot injury and was rushed to the Federal Medical Center Katsina for treatment.
IGP Tactical Squad, SARS teams, PMF and counter-terrorism units have already been dispatched to rescue the victim alive and safely to his family,” the statement read in part.
The abducted traditional ruler who is the father of Fatima Musa, wife of Colonel Mohammed Abubakar, the ADC to President Buhari was a retired customs comptroller and a business mogul.