Criminals Attack Zamfara Villages
The Zamfara State Police Command who confirmed the incident, said that the bandits in Zamfara attacked the two villages on Tuesday about 10pm.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Muhammad Shehu, while speaking on the evil killings in the state said:
“We received distress call yesterday that the bandits attacked the area around 10pm. We quickly responded by mobilising policemen to the area, led by Area Commander Kaura-Namoda Police Area Command and Divisional Police Officer of Birnin-Magaji Division.
“When they arrived the area the bandits had already fled to Rugu forest bordering Zamfara with Katsina State. “They discovered 10 dead bodies killed by the bandits, seven in Dutsen-Wake and three in Oho village”, he said.
He said the Zamfara State police command had already mobilised security personnel to maintain peace in the area.
According to him, the state Commissioner of Police, Kenneth Ebrimson, was collaborating with the Katsina State Police Command to track the perpetrators of the attack. He urged communities in the state to always cooperate and give information on security to police and other security agencies.
Meanwhile, no fewer than four Tiv farmers were reported killed on Wednesday by suspected herdsmen while on their way to the farm at Antsa village of Kwarra District, Keana Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.
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