Police Rescue 10 As Bandits Kill District Head, 5 Others In Zamfara

Gusau – Alhaji Umar Bawan-Allah, the District Head of Gada Town in Bungudu Local Government Area of Zamfara State, and five people were killed by Bandits.

The dwellers stated that Gunmen stormed the community in dozens around 1 am on Wednesday and went from door to door grabbing the identified targets and shooting them dead.

The bandits also kidnapped an unknown number of people including women and children.

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As gathered by Daily Trust, the police in collaboration with the military and vigilante officers reacted hastily and rescued 10 of the kidnapped victims after intercepting the bandits and engaging them in a gun battle.

The Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ayuba Elkanah, announced this yesterday, said a notorious bandit, Sani Mati is popularly known as Mai-Yanmata, was also busted too.

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Hr said, police tactical operatives deployed along the Zurmi axis while on confidence-building patrol acted on intelligence information that led to the arrest of the notorious bandit, Mai-Yanmata.

Mai yanmata was arrested while attempting to block the road and kidnap innocent commuters at a village called Kolya, who earlier belonged to Turji’s camp now operating under a notorious bandits’ kingpin Kachalla Sani Black, who operates in Zurmi, Shinkafi, and Birnin Magaji axis respectively.

“He was arrested with his operational AK 47 rifle, double magazines with three rounds of live ammunition, and one Boxer motorcycle.

“He is currently undergoing discreet investigation aimed at arresting his partners in crime before being charged” He Said.

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