Bandits have reportedly kidnapped the wife and two children of Dr. Ibrahim Kurami, the lawmaker representing Bakori Constituency in the Katsina State House of Assembly.

The bandits, according to a resident, stormed the country house of the lawmaker located at Kurami village in Bakori Local Government of Area of the state at about 9:00 pm on Saturday after the Muslim night prayers.

The resident who pleaded anonymity, explained that on arrival, the hoodlums first shot at a member of the First Aid Group of Islam who they met at the entrance.

The victim who sustained injuries from the gunshots was later rushed to a medical facility for treatment.

At the time of the incident, the lawmaker was away, participating in the All Progressives Congress (APC) Local Government Congress in his council.