The village head of Kusherki in Rafi native authorities space of Niger state, Alhaji Masud Abubakar has been killed together with ten different villagers by bandits.
Not solely that, however the bandits additionally kidnapped twenty villagers from totally different communities within the space whereas the spouse of slain conventional ruler was amongst these kidnapped.
An eyewitness instructed our Correspondent that the raid began at about 12:30 and lasted until round 2:pm unabated.
The bandits numbering as much as fifty have been stated to have invaded the Communities on Bikes armed with AK47 rifles and different harmful weapons as they rode from village to village and began taking pictures sporadically and ended up killing eleven folks together with the village head.
Among the many eleven killed have been 5 members of the native Vigilante and different youths supporting the vigilante males.
It was reliably gathered that the bandits began from Kasuwe village and moved from there to different villages killing and maiming harmless villagers.
They have been additionally stated to have moved from home to deal with and carted away with money, valuables, and foodstuffs.
Simply because the invasion was on in these Communities, one other set of bandits have been additionally reported to have blocked the Main Freeway from Sarkin Pawa to Minna leaving motorists to scramble for his or her security.
Secretary of Munyan Native Authorities, Mr James Isaac Jagaba confirmed the story however couldn’t confirm whether or not folks have been kidnapped or not.
In response to him,”
I can not give particulars of what really occurred now however members of the Vigilante are nonetheless battling with the bandits.