- A soldier has reportedly lost his life in the hands of bandits in Anchau town of Kubau Local Government Area of Kaduna state
- In the process of killing the soldier, two people - a Nigerian and a Zimbabwean national were kidnapped
- Meanwhile, the State Police Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Mohammed Jalige, promised to find out the details
In what can be described as another heartbreaking news from Nigeria, suspected bandits have killed a soldier and abducted two officials of the farm.
According to Punch Newspaper, the criminals invaded a farm company in Anchau town of Kubau local government area of Kaduna state, around 1:30pm, killing and kidnapping the two people in the process.
A vigilante working in the community identified the Zimbabwean as one Mr Charles Choko.
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”They (bandits) attacked and killed a soldier working in the farm company and also Kidnapped one Mr Charles Choko from Zimbabwe and one Yusuf Aliyu Bello from Kano state."
The newspaper reported further that calls to the chairman of the local government, Basher Suleiman Zuntu, remained unanswered. He also didn’t reply a text message sent to him.
When contacted, the State Police Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Mohammed Jalige, promised to find out the details and revert, but he had not done so as of the time of filling this report.
Nigeria Police Force apprehend 2 armed bandits in Imo state
Earlier, the Imo police command apprehended two gunmen at Avu in Owerri West council of the state.
The two suspects, Yahaya Samaila, 23, and Saminu Abubakar, 24, both of Kware local government area of Sokoto state, were said to be among those terrorising the residents within Ama-Hausa extension area at Avu.
Abattam said that the suspects were apprehended after the command’s tactical teams raided all criminal enclaves in the state.
Policeman kills two gunmen who attacked his residence in Imo state
Recall that two gunmen were killed on Thursday, August 4, by a police inspector when they attacked his residence in Orogwe, a community in Owerri West local government area of Imo state.
The spokesman of the Imo state police command, Michael Abattam, disclosed this in a statement seen by Legit.ng.
Abattam said the gunmen jumped the perimeter fence into the inspector’s compound and destroyed his burglary-proof and front door, but the police inspector engaged them in a shootout.