Sunday, 17 January 2021

Armed bandits kill 80-year- old woman, others in Kaduna community


 Armed bandits have invaded Sharu village, Igabi local government area of Kaduna State and killed an 80-year-old woman, Hauwwa Umaru.

Security agencies reported the killing of the aged woman to the Kaduna State government.

Samuel Aruwan, the State Chairman, Internal Security and Home Affairs, in a statement explained that the armed bandits invaded the village and raided several homes, adding that they shot sporadically, Hauwwa Umaru, 80, was hit by a bullet and died instantly.

It said in another incident, unknown gunmen killed one Samaila Yohanna, the Ward Head of Konti, in Chikun local government area. 

Also in Chikun local government area, bandits killed two locals, Alhaji Sani and Malam Rabiu, at Dande.

It added that in Giwa local government area, armed bandits barricaded the road between Fatika and Kidandan and opened fire on commuters plying the road.

It explained that one unidentified woman was killed, and three other persons were injured in the attack.

Governor Nasir El-Rufai received the reports with sadness, and conveyed his condolences to the families of the deceased’s, praying for the repose of their souls. He also prayed for a speedy recovery for the injured.

The Governor also implored security agencies to ensure diligent investigations into the disturbing incidents.

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