Many killed as armed men invade Zamfara communities again

Zamfara State map
Zamfara State on map

The Police Command in Zamfara State has confirmed fresh attacks by arm bandits on some communities in Shinkafi and Maradun Local Government Areas of the state.

The Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, for the command, Muhammad Shehu, made the confirmation to News Agency of Nigeria in Gusau on Sunday.

Mr. Shehu said the attackers had on November 16 and 17 invaded Gidan maidawa, Wari and Tungar baure, Mallamawa villages in Shinkafi and Maradun Local Government Areas, killing many people.

He said the command was still gathering data of the victims of the attack, from the affected communities.

The police image maker promised that the command would disclose to the public accurate figure of the deceased and injured persons, after the exercise.

“So far in the record we have, three people were killed in Maradun Local Government Area, we are still compiling comprehensive figures of the victims from other villages attacked and make them available to the pubic later,” he said.

He said command had deployed its personnel to the affected areas, in collaboration with other security agencies.

‘’So based on the report we have now, peace has been restored in the area”.

Mr. Shehu urged members of the public in the state to continue to support the police and other security agencies with vital information from that could lead to the arrest of criminals.

(NAN)

Support PREMIUM TIMES' journalism of integrity and credibility

 

Good journalism costs a lot of money. Yet only good journalism can ensure the possibility of a good society, an accountable democracy, and a transparent government.

For continued free access to the best investigative journalism in the country we ask you to consider making a modest support to this noble endeavour.

By contributing to PREMIUM TIMES, you are helping to sustain a journalism of relevance and ensuring it remains free and available to all.

Donate


NEVER MISS A THING AGAIN! Subscribe to our newsletter

* indicates required

DOWNLOAD THE PREMIUM TIMES MOBILE APP

Now available on

  Premium Times Android mobile applicationPremium Times iOS mobile applicationPremium Times blackberry mobile applicationPremium Times windows mobile application

TEXT AD: To place a text-based advert here. Call Willie - +2347088095401


All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from PREMIUM TIMES.