Suspected bandits have killed a herder and truck driver in Kajuru, Giwa Native Authorities Space of Kaduna state, in keeping with Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner of Inside Safety and Residence Affairs.
Confirming the incident in an announcement issued on Friday, in Kaduna, Aruwan stated bandits escaping an offensive in a forest on the outskirts of Doka village in Kajuru native authorities space, killed the herder on Friday, after opening fireplace on him and carting away his motorbike and different valuables.
He defined that safety operatives have been on the path of the bandits, whereas his corpse had been retrieved and handed over to his household for burial in accordance with Islamic rites.
” The assailants are chargeable for the killing and kidnapping within the Kasuwan Magani and Doka basic areas, and different areas in close by Kauru native authorities areas.
“Equally, one truck driver was killed by bandits in Giwa native authorities space, ” Aruwan stated.
He stated a safety report despatched to the ministry acknowledged that the incident occurred about 48 hours in the past when bandits blocked the Garawa village street and opened fireplace on a truck carrying sugarcane from a weekly market in a neighboring state.
“The driving force of the truck, died immediately following the gunshots by the bandits, whereas his assistant sustained bullet wounds and was rushed to a hospital the place he’s receiving therapy.
The commissioner stated that Gov Nasir El-Rufai had expressed unhappiness over the experiences and condoled the households of the slain herder and the truck driver whereas providing prayers for the repose of their souls.
He additionally wished the injured sufferer a fast restoration.