Suspected armed bandits escaping offensives in a forest on the outskirts of Doka village in Kajuru Native Authorities Space, on Friday, killed a herder.
This was confirmed in an announcement by the Kaduna State Authorities on Friday.
A press release issued by the Kaduna State Commissioner for Inner Safety and Dwelling Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan defined that, “The armed bandits opened fireplace on the herder, one Idris Saudi Yakubu, and went away along with his motorbike and different valuables.
“Safety operatives on the path of the armed bandits mentioned the assailants are liable for the killing and kidnapping within the Kasuwan Magani and Doka common areas and different areas in close by Kauru native authorities.
“The corpse has been retrieved and handed over to his household for burial in accordance with Islamic rites,” the assertion mentioned.
Mr. Aruwan additional famous that, “Equally, one truck driver was killed by armed bandits in Giwa native authorities space.”
“In keeping with the safety report despatched to the Ministry of Inner Safety and Dwelling Affairs, the incident occurred about 48 hours in the past when bandits blocked the Garawa village street and opened fireplace on a truck carrying sugarcane from a weekly market in a neighboring state.
“The driving force of the truck, Sani Soja died immediately following the gun pictures by the armed bandits, whereas his assistant, one Abduljalal, sustained bullet wounds and was rushed to a hospital the place he’s receiving remedy.
“Governor Nasir El-Rufai expressed unhappiness over the stories and condoled the household of the slain herder and truck driver, whereas providing prayers for the repose of their souls. He additionally wished the injured sufferer a fast restoration,” the assertion additional added.