Bandits kill policeman in Niger

0
84

Bandits have killed a policeman and kidnapped five others in attacks in Shiroro and Rafi local governments of Niger State.

One person was injured in the attack at Chukuba community in Shiroro Council. Several cattle were stolen.

During the incident, bandits stormed the community, leaving the villagers confused and devastated.

RELATED NEWS:Bandits forced us to flee to Niger Republic —Sokoto farmers

The Chairman of Shiroro Local Government, Suleiman Chukuba, confirmed the incident during a phone interview

He appealed to the Federal Government to assist the council.  Another bandit attack occurred in Rafi Local Government during which five people were abducted.

The bandits reportedly invaded Rigo village in Rafi Local Government in their normal style of riding motorcycles and shooting sporadically at people.

READ ALSO:Watford influenced my Man United deal, says Ighalo

At the end of the raid, which sources said lasted for about two hours, five people were kidnapped.

Asked to comment on the incident, police spokesman ASP Wasiu Abiodun said he would get back with information.

However, he did not respond at press time.

Watch Leakblast TV channel from around the world

Call Us:+234(0)9073726403
Get us on Whatsapp: +234(0)8181166425      
Email Us: editors@leakblast.com

SUPPORT LEAKBLAST JOURNALISM OF INTEGRITY AND CREDIBILITY

Good  journalism costs a lot of money.

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

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

Support LeakBlast

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here