One killed, 3 injured as armed bandits attacks Zango Kataf in Kaduna

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  • As troops recover 2-AK 47 rifles, over 43 rounds of ammunition

By Achadu Gabriel

At least one person has been killed and three others injured in fresh attacked in Zango Kataf Local government area of Southern kaduna, according to third kaduna State Security update:issued on Monday 1st February 2021.
This is coming barely less than 2weeks after Aryap community development Association (ACDA). made a pledged to unit the Fulani, Hausa and other ethnic nationality in the area.
Security agencies report issued by internal security and Home affairs commissioner Mr Samuel Aruwan stated that “an attack has bee reported by suspected bandits on some locals in a recreational joint at Wawan Rafi village, Zangon Kataf local government area.

The security agencies in a feedback to Kaduna State Government said a citizen, one John Isah was confirmed dead following the attack and three others injured, listed as follows:

Those injured includes Fidelix Jacob, Abraham Isah and
Philemon Adamu respectively

The security agencies added that two AK 47 rifles were recovered, along with over 43 rounds of ammunition from two individuals, Malachi Akut and Gabas Gaje. “They were immediately arrested for further interrogation.

The security report further Stated that while the troops were trailing the bandits, an irate mob comprising youths and some individuals launched a violent protest and forcibly freed the arrested suspects from custody, aiding their escape.

“Governor Nasir El-Rufai expressed sadness at the report, and prayed for the repose of the soul of the dead, while wishing the injured speedy recovery.

“The Governor frowned at the disruption of security operation and further directed security agencies to proceed with thorough investigations into the attack and subsequent protests. Investigations into the incidents are in progress”, it added..

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