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Assembly orders security assembly as bandits extinguish 11 in Katsina communities

by Good News

Published 11 November 2021

A attorney, Nura Wagine, became as soon as among 11 of us killed by bandits in the Batsari Native Executive Effect apart of abode of Katsina Recount on Tuesday.

The Chairman of the Nigeria Bar Association, Katsina Recount, Abdulgafar Ahmed, confirmed the incident to our correspondent.

He acknowledged, “He became as soon as killed closing evening (Tuesday). May maybe well Almighty Allah relaxation his soul.”

One other colleague of the unhurried lawful practitioner, Ado Lalu, moreover confirmed the incident in a submit on Facebook.

“Inna lillahi wa inna lillahi rajiun. May maybe well Almighty Allah grant the soul of unhurried Nura Hassan Wagini (Esq) eternal relaxation in Jannatil Firdaus and those killed alongside with him by bandits attack in Batsari Native Executive the previous day (Tuesday). He became as soon as a member of the LLB Class of 2008 of Bayero College Kano,” he wrote.

Sources in neighbouring communities disclosed that the bandits operated in no fewer than 5 villages in the council, all in which 11 of us, including the lawful practitioner, were killed.

A total of 13 of us were moreover reportedly injured in the attack.

PUNCH Metro learnt that the bandits started operation unhurried Tuesday evening and persisted the killing spree till the early hours of Wednesday.

The bandits were acknowledged to bear fired a lot of photographs into the air to boom their presence prior to going from home to home and taking pictures residents tiresome.

They were moreover acknowledged to bear looted properties and retailers, which they moreover space on fire.

The shutdown of telecommunications, which affected the council, became as soon as acknowledged to bear enabled the gunmen to operate freely for hours.

Our correspondent gathered that the deceased villagers were buried in Batsari on Wednesday.

The Katsina Recount Commissioner of Police, Sanusi Buba, confirmed the incident.

“Eleven died, while 13 were injured,” the commissioner acknowledged in a textual issue message to our correspondent.

The shriek Police Public Family Officer, SP Gambo Isah, in a assertion, acknowledged the attack took put in Katoge and Yanturaku communities.

He acknowledged, “The CP has deployed the Deputy Commissioner of Police to blame of operations, with extra units of the PMF personnel, in the gap to relieve security and restore self perception in the affected communities.”

Within the period in-between, lawmakers in the shriek bear called for a evaluate of most modern security measures to kind out banditry and assorted crimes in the shriek.

The House of Assembly, on Wednesday, moreover directed its standing committee to meet all security companies over most modern assaults by bandits in the shriek.

The resolution adopted a motion of urgent public significance equipped prior to the House by the member representing Batsari Constituency, Alhaji Jabir Yusuf.

The session became as soon as presided over by the Deputy Speaker, Alhaji Shehu Dalhatu-Tafoki.

Yusuf narrated how bandits in huge numbers implemented assaults in Batsari, killed residents and vandalised constructions.

He acknowledged, “This unhappy incident came about on Tuesday around 7pm. The bandits came in huge numbers, burnt many vehicles and motorcycles.

“Basically the most worrying share of the incident became as soon as that there became as soon as no community for the of us of Batsari town to relate the protection companies in regards to the attack while it became as soon as ongoing.

“Which ability that of this reality, I’m calling on the authorities to search out out about its security measures, especially the removal of telecoms products and services. This lack of community has worsened the agonize.”

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