JUST IN: Terrorists invade Zamfara LG headquarters, abolish DPO, 2 others
Rampaging terrorists contain attacked the headquarters of Maru Native Authorities of Zamfara Say on Saturday night, killing a divisional police officer and two others.
The gunmen who in their numbers stormed Maru, shot sporadically, forcing residents to trek for safety.
After getting the details of the assault, the Divisional Police Officer of the Native Authorities, Kazeem Raheem, mobilized his men and some local vigilantes to repel the bandits.
Nonetheless, the DPO, a sergeant named Rabiu Bagobiri and one vigilante first price identified as Shehu Chuka, were killed in the system in the counter offensive.
Zamfara Say Police Tell spokesperson, SP Mohammed Shehu while speaking on cell phone acknowledged police authorities in the explain are in the intervening time in Maru for an on-the-space assessment.
“We’re in the intervening time in Maru, I will net inspire to you after we returned to Gusau,” SP Shehu suggested our correspondent.
A offer from the local authorities headquarters confirmed to Info Level Nigeria that an unspecified preference of residents were also abducted in the assault.
“They abducted of us, nonetheless no proper quantity up to now, they’re serene taking a scrutinize of us that ran for his or her lives,” acknowledged the provision who selected to live nameless.
Maru Native Authorities Home of Zamfara Say is ready 35 kilometers to the explain capital Gusau and is one local authorities spot in the explain highly haunted by terrorists.
Efforts to succeed in the Sole Administrator of the Native Authorities, Isah Dangulbi and the explain Commissioner for Info, Ibrahim Dosara became no longer a hit as their cell phone numbers were switched off.
(NEWS POINT NIGERIA)
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