NewsOfficer Killed As Bandits Attack Zamfara Community, Abduct Monarch's Wife, Others

Officer Killed As Bandits Attack Zamfara Community, Abduct Monarch’s Wife, Others


November 20, (THEWILL) – A mobile policeman attached to the Maru Police Division has been killed in an attack on the Ruwandoruwa community of Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State by armed bandits.

The bandits also abducted 15 persons, including the wife of a monarch in the community.

A resident in the community told newsmen that the bandits attacked the community at about 12:30 am on Monday, shooting the mobile policeman in front of the district head’s residence while attempting to defend the house.

After a failed attempt to kidnap the district head, his wife was abducted.

The Zamfara State Police Command has not issued any statement on the incident.

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