Bandits kill three, kidnap others in Kaduna State
Unknown bandits suspected to be Fulani herdsmen attacked Kikwari village in Kajuru local government space of Kaduna State on the weekend, killed three individuals and carted away livestock and foodstuff.
Making the revelation in a press assertion signed by the Nationwide Public Relations of the Union, Mr Luka Binniyat, the group stated the attackers additionally burnt down the village.
The assertion defined that these killed are Ado Maisamari, 56, who was married with eight kids; Titus Amos, 27, married with three kids and Habila Amos, 25 married with a child.
It lamented the lack of the safety companies to deliver the murderers to e-book, including that the killers wearing army uniforms had been but to be arrested however nonetheless roaming the road free.
The assertion additional defined that apart from the killing of three Adara youths, no fewer than 12 Adara youths had been additionally taken away, whereas few managed to flee.
The assertion stated, “The youths had coordinated themselves right into a vigilante group to pursue the herdsmen that had unleashed destruction and deaths on Kujeni village after they got here beneath the shock assault of the armed uniformed males who additionally had herdsmen amongst them.”
In keeping with SOKAPU, among the lacking individuals are Bako Machu, Isaiah Bako,Timothy Musa, Hakuri Maigid, Apolo Ali, Emmanuel Maikasa, Haruna Dogo,Titus Ahmadu, Caleb Bakinpa, Tanimu Ami, Samuel Usman and Maigida Gamashewa.
The assertion famous that whereas looking for the lacking youths, the telephone variety of one in every of them was referred to as and it was answered by a Fulani man, stressing that in a sarcastic response the person stated that some Adara youths have been captured by them.
He advised the callers that they need to meet them within the forest to gather the youths, whereas subsequent calls to the quantity haven’t been connecting.
SOKAPU referred to as on the Kaduna States and the federal governments to accentuate seek for the lacking younger males to scale back the mounting pressure within the communities.
In the identical vein, on Saturday, 25th April, 2020, the Commissioner of Inner Safety and Dwelling Affairs,
Mr Samuel Aruwan, convened a gathering of vital stakeholders in Kajuru native authorities space (LGA) and reiterated the resolve of Governor Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai to deal decisively with individuals or teams partaking in violence.
Aside from warning in opposition to what he thought of ‘self-help’, he insisted that communities that come beneath assault should report back to the police and never take the legal guidelines into their arms.