Bandits kill farmer, son in fresh attack on Kaduna LG


Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna

Some bandits in the early hours of Saturday raided Baka Village in the Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State, killing two persons.

The bandits, who stormed the community in large numbers, were said to have invaded the village with the intention of kidnapping a farmer and his son.

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The State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who confirmed the incident, noted that the farmer and son resisted being kidnapped and were shot died on the spot.

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The commissioner gave the name of the farmer as Dan’Azumi Musa and the son, Sanusi Dan’Azumi.

Aruwan said, “On a sad note, security agencies have reported that armed bandits in the early hours of Saturday invaded Baka village, Igabi Local Government Area.

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“According to the report, the bandits, while shooting sporadically, forcefully gained entry into the residence of one Dan’Azumi Musa, a farmer in the area, attempting to kidnap him and his son, Sanusi Dan’Azumi. Upon resisting the bandits, they were both shot dead.

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“Governor Nasir El-Rufai expressed sadness over the attacks and condoled the family of the slain father and son, while offering prayers for the repose of their souls.”


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