Bandits have allegedly killed six persons in many attacks on communities in Igabi and Kauru Local Government Areas of Kaduna State.
The state Commissioner, Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, in a statement, explained that security agencies reported that six persons were killed in isolated banditry incidents occurring in Igabi and Kauru Local Government Areas.
The Commissioner stated that in Igabi, the bandits barricaded the Birnin Yero-Tami road and killed one Hussaini Suleiman Dari while one Dahiru Saidu was left injured and is receiving treatment in a hospital.
The commissioner further explained that in Gwada village, also Igabi area, an attack by gunmen left two persons, Yahuza Sale and Garba Sule, dead.
The statement explained that, “In another incident, armed bandits invaded Ungwan Kure, and killed two residents, Mohammed Sani Suleiman and Yahuza Sale.”
According to the statement, similarly, armed bandits attacked Amawan Dadi Rugan Jauru settlements in Kauru local government area, one resident known as ‘Likita’ was shot dead.
According to the statement, Governor Nasir El-Rufai noted the reports with sadness, and sent his condolences to the families of those killed, while praying for the repose of their souls. He also wished those injured citizens a quick recovery.
On Sunday, the statement explained that seven people were killed in attacks on communities in Igabi and Kajuru LGAs while 10 people were killed by bandits in communities in Zangon Kataf and Chikun LGAs.
The Osun State Police Command, on Tuesday, dragged an 18-year-old secondary school student of Oduduwa College, Ile-Ife, before a Magistrate’s Court, for allegedly assaulting his teacher and the security guard of his school.
The Police Prosecutor, ASP Sunday Osanyintuyi, told the court that the defendant conspired with others now at large to commit the offence.
According to him, the defendant assaulted one CPL Aderibigbe Emmanuel by beating and stoning him when he was performing his legal duty as a member of Nigerian Legion Security outfit guarding the school.
The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to a three-count charge of conspiracy and malicious damage leveled against him.
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