Armed men suspected to be thugs have invaded Wunti market in Bauchi State, killing one and leaving many injured.
The Senior Special Adviser to the Bauchi State Governor, Umar Aliyu Shayi, disclosed this on Wednesday while speaking with Journalists.
He said the thugs, whose ages range between 18 and 25 years, were armed with cutlasses, sticks, knives and other sharp objects which they used on innocent people.
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He said, “My attention was called to what was happening and I immediately mobilised my men and waylaid them at the Wunti roundabout, they were over 200 holding dangerous weapons but we were able to arrest 25 of them as you can see here.
“These miscreants you are seeing here were arrested while using force to snatch cell phones, cash and other valuables from innocent people inside the Wunti market.
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“They had entered the stadium, venue of the PDP presidential campaign, terrorised the people by snatching cell phones and bags just as they injured many people with the dangerous weapons they held.”
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