Bandits kill seven in Kaduna: Commissioner

Bandits kill seven in Kaduna: Commissioner

The Kaduna state government has alleged that seven people were killed within three days by suspected bandits in Chikun, Kajuru and Giwa Local Government Areas of state.

Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, said that the sad development was reported by some security agencies to the state authorities on Saturday.

According to the statement released by Mr Aruwan on Sunday, the security report revealed that the bandits shot four kidnapped victims dead at the outskirts of Tsohon Gayan general area of Chikun.

“Two of the victims were from Kakau village of the same LGA. The third was identified as being from Kachia town and the fourth remains yet unidentified,” Mr Aruwan said in a statement released on Sunday.

The statement also said that in Iri Station, Kajuru council area, two people were also shot dead by a gang of bandits.

“One person, a native of Tsohon Farakwai of Igabi LGA, was similarly killed by bandits at the outskirts of Galadima general area of Giwa LGA,” it added.

The statement said the state governor Nasir El-Rufai had already sent condolences to their families and prayed for the repose of their souls.

It said that the security agencies had visited the Iri Station where some victims were killed.

The statement also quoted the commissioner, who led the government delegation to the communities, as saying the state was committed to the security and peace of the general public.

Source: Peoples Gazette

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