Thursday, January 20, 2022
spot_img

Pandemonium As Bandits Slaughter 11 People In Reprisal Attack On Katsina Community

- Advertisement -

According to to multiple media reports, some bandits on Saturday afternoon killed eleven people at Tsatstkiya in Safana Local Government Area of Katsina State.

Bandits
The bandits, who were said to have invaded the community in the afternoon, also wounded three others who are currently receiving treatment in a Dutsin-ma town hospital. Residents said the bandits were on a reprisal over the recent killing of one of their informants in the community.

Read Also: “Baba Ijesha Admitted That He Sexually Assaulted The Girl. His Case Is Bailable But We Have Not Considered Him For Bail” – Hakeem Odumosu, Lagos CP
The said informant was said to have been killed four days ago in a nearby community called Hakon Kartakawa. The bandits were also said to have invaded the community on motorcycles and armed with sophisticated weapons.

A resident said, “The bandits stormed Tsatstkiya and killed people to send messages to people in the community that they were unhappy over the killing of one of their informants at Hakon Kartakawa.”

It was also learnt that the bandits left the community after killing the victims without looting any item. The spokesman for the Katsina State Police Command, SP Gambo Isah, confirmed the incident but did not give details.

Also Read:  No More Schools? Wizkid Deletes Tweets After Promising To Build Schools In Every Country In Africa

Meanwhile, the 75-year-old woman, Auta Atti, abducted at Kukar Babangida in Jibia Local Government Area of the state early Tuesday morning was still in bandits’ den as of Saturday.

Read Also: “Nigeria Has Collapsed, There Is Insecurity Everywhere” – Wike Blasts Governors Running To Abuja To Pose With Buhari
The bandits also reportedly killed a cameraman with the Information Department of the Jibia Local Government council Secretariat, Ibrahim Dankarbo.
Dankabo was reportedly killed when he heard a distress call from the woman and came out of his house to assist her.

Photo Credit: Getty

- Advertisement -

Related Articles

- Advertisement -

Leave a Reply

Stay Connected

13,000FansLike
21,100FollowersFollow
37,000SubscribersSubscribe
- Advertisement -

Latest Articles