Some communities in Kaduna have suffered yet another attack from bandits.
On Saturday the 24th of September, bandits attacked farmers in some communities in Birnin-Gwari LGA of Kaduna State, leaving three (3) dead and twenty-two (22) kidnapped; the bandits also snatched motorcycles from the locals.
Speaking to journalists on Monday the 26th, the Chairman of Birnin-Gwari Emirate Progressive Union (BEPU), Ishaq Usman Kasai, said that the bandits invaded Hayin Gada of Damari Community in Kazage Ward, killed 2 locals namely; Sanusi Zubairu and Kabiru Zubairu.
He added that the bandits kidnapped 12 persons and looted shops in the same community during the attack.
“On the same Saturday, another group of bandits killed 1 and kidnapped 6 persons at FARM CENTER near Birnin-Gwari/Kaduna Road. The bandits also kidnapped 4 others at Dajin JANGALI and seized 3 motorcycles (Bajaj Model) from farmers at Kamfanin Doka area.”
“BEPU observes with serious concern the way the armed bandits continue to invade various communities and loot goods at shops unchallenged.”
“The Union will never relent in its continuous call on relevant authorities to intensify effort towards combating terrorist activities in Birnin-Gwari LGA especially at this early crop harvesting period,” he said.