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75-year-old mother of popular Hausa singer Rarara kidnapped in Katsina

Katsina police have confirmed the kidnap of a 75-year-old, Hauwa’u Adamu, mother of the renowned Hausa singer, “Dauda Kahutu Rarara”.

• June 28, 2024
Singer Rarara
Singer Rarara[Credit: RFI]

The Katsina State Police Command has confirmed the kidnap of a 75-year-old, Hauwa’u Adamu, mother of the renowned Hausa singer, “Dauda Kahutu Rarara”.

A statement issued by the command’s spokesperson, ASP Abubakar Aliyu, said the elderly mother was kidnapped at her residence in Kahutu, Danja Local Government Area of the state, in the early hours of Friday.

“Today, June 28, at about 1:30 a.m., information was received at the Danja Divisional Police Headquarters that some suspected kidnappers silently invaded the residence of one Hauwa’u Adamu, aged 75, in Kahutu village, Danja Local Government and kidnapped her.

“Upon receipt of the report, promptly, the DPO Danja led a team of operatives to the scene with a view to arresting the culprits and unhurt rescue of the victim,” he said.

However, the kidnappers had already fled with the victim.

The PPRO further explained that two suspects were arrested during the investigation for questioning on the matter.

Mr Aliyu said further developments would be communicated in due course as the investigation into the matter was in progress.


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