Security forces are actually trailing but to be recognized gunmen who invaded Kanoma village in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara and kidnapped seven individuals, together with a three-month-old child, alongside along with her mom, killing two people.
An eye witness, Malam Ibrahim Muhammed advised the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gusau on Wednesday that the bandits in their tons of besieged the world at about three a.m. on Tuesday and fired gun photographs sporadically in the air to scare the residents away.
Muhammad additional defined that “It was while they were scaring the people with gun shots that they killed the two victims who came out in the confusion.”
“We tried to raise alarm to security agencies who were stationed in different places along Sokoto/Gusau road, but everyone was afraid of being sighted by the assailants who held powerful fire arms,” he mentioned.
He mentioned the bandits went to the residence of 1 Dan Haja, a enterprise man, beat him with iron rods and inflicted severe accidents on him after which they went away together with his spouse who’s a nursing mom and her three months old child.
He additionally mentioned the bandits moved to the home of a retired Director-General in the state authorities, Alhaji Sani Abdullahi, and picked him too together with six different individuals and disappeared.
“At a later time, they called to demand for a ransom of 50 million naira for the release of those abductees,” Muhammad mentioned.
When contacted, the state Police Command spokesman, SP Mohammed Shehu confirmed the assault however mentioned, “from the report we received, no one was killed and a total of eight persons mostly women and children were abducted by the attackers.”
He mentioned, the command’s Tactical and Anti-terrorism items had been deployed to the world to path the bandits and arrest them, including that peace had been restored to the world.
He urged members of the general public to all the time report such assaults or suspicious actions in good time in order that help may come.
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