Bandits on Friday abducted 11 passengers at Kabobi village along the Jibia-Batsari Road in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State.
Security operatives in the state, however, rescued eight of the abducted victims.
Sources revealed that the bandits had blocked the road around 2.30pm when they attacked a white Volkswagen Passat car which the passengers were traveling in before abducting them.
The vehicle was with Registration number: EPE 754 EZ.
Gambo said, “Search parties are still combing the area with a view of arresting the fleeing bandits and to rescue the remaining three persons. Investigation is ongoing.”