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Suspected bandits kill 2, kidnap 3 others in Kebbi village



Suspected bandits have killed two people and kidnapped three others in Kanzanna village, Bunza Local Government Area of Kebbi.

This was confirmed in Birnin Kebbi on Wednesday by SP Nafi’u Abubakar, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state.

He said that the bandits attacked the village on October 18 at about 0300hrs.

Abubakar said that the Commissioner of Police, Mr Chris Aimiono-Wane had visited the village and sympathised with the villagers.

He said a combined team of Mobile, Anti- Kidnapping and Counter Terrorism personnel has been deployed to the area.

According to him, the policemen are currently combing nearby forests, routes and suspected hideouts to track the bandits and rescue the victims.

Abubakar said the CP condemned the attack and assured families of the victims that the command would get those abducted back home.

In their separate responses, the District Head of Tilli, Alhaji Muhammadu Jabbo, Chairman, Bunza LGA, Alhaji Umar Ahmed and the lawmaker for the area, Alhaji Yusuf Tilli,  thanked the CP for the visit.

They called on residents to assist the police and other security agencies in fishing out the perpetrators.

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