Again, gunmen kill two, abduct three villagers in Kaduna

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Some gunmen have killed a farmer identified as Jafaru Bello on his farm at Udawa village in the Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

The bandits also abducted three other villagers who are also  farmers. Their whereabouts were still unknown as of press time.

This came as a fresh attack by gunmen in Barkin Ladi LGA of Plateau State left a young man, identified as Daniel Mwantiri, dead.

It was learnt that his  mother, Mrs Ladi Mwantiri, was also injured during the attack  and was rushed to the Jos University Teaching Hospital for treatment.

The victims were said to be  relaxing in their house in Ex-land community when the gunmen attacked them on Thursday night

A relative of the victims, Dalyop Mwantiri, confirmed the incident to one of our correspondents in Jos on Friday

Mwantiri said “ Some gunmen suspected to be   Fulani militia  have again attacked a family in Ex-land (Gindin Akwati) of Gashish District, Barkin Ladi LGA of Plateau State last night(Thursday), July 30, 2020.

Spokesman for the police command, Ubah Ogaba, could not be reached on his mobile phone but security sources at the command headquarters in Jos said they were aware of the incident.

Meanwhile, on the Kaduna attack, it was gathered the late Bello was a successful businessman.

The police command had yet to confirm the incident.

When contacted on the phone, the command’s spokesman, ASP Mohammed Jalige, did not take his calls and had yet to respond to a text message sent to his mobile phone by our correspondent.  Punch

 

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