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Insecurity: Bandits kill two, kidnap ten persons in Kebbi state

Gaye and Shangel communities in the Danko Wasagu Local Government Area of Kebbi State, were thrown into  pandemonium when bandits struck and killed two persons and kidnapped 10 on Christmas eve.

According to a source, “The bandits came in large numbers to attack Gaye and Shangel communities on Saturday. and carried out their deadly mission of killing two persons,”

The source also said that five of the ten persons kidnapped are related to a politician Wasagu who’s presently serving at the Kebbi state House of Assembly.

The source  explained further  that the people of the two communities were caught unawares otherwise they would have repelled the attack.

He added that it is not the first time they are attacking communities in the area, pointing out that the people in the affected communities always stay guard against their attacks.

The source confirmed that many have fled the communities for fear of being attacked by bandits.

Meanwhile, the police Public Relations Officer, Kebbi Command, DSP Nafiu Abubakar, said the police will investigate the matter.

 

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