CRIME

Bandits kill 7 in three Kaduna LGAs

Kajuru, Chikun and Giwa Local Governments have been raided by bandits, leaving many injured, with 7 others dead.

The bandits, it was gathered, killed about four villagers in Ungwan Madaki community, before telling the villagers to go and get the remains of their loved ones.

The state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who confirmed the incident in a statement on Saturday, said the development was reported to the state government by security agencies.

The commissioner said, “According to the agencies, bandits shot four kidnapped citizens on the outskirts of the Tsohon Gayan general area of Chikun LGA.

“Two were identified as Solomon Bamaiyi and Francis Moses from Kakau village of the same LGA. The third was identified as being from Kachia town and the fourth remains unidentified.

“In Iri Station, Kajuru LGA, two citizens, Reuben Tanko and Sani Jibrin, were also shot dead by a group of armed bandits. One Danjuma Alhaji, a native of Tsohon Farakwai of Igabi LGA, was similarly killed by bandits on the outskirts of the Galadima general area of Giwa LGA.”

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