Many People's Was Killed Has Vigilantes, Bandits Clash In Katsina

Many people have been killed in a clash between vigilantes and bandits in Tsamiyar Jino village in Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State.

While locals said 36 people were killed in the clash, the police said only 14 people died – seven bandits and seven members of the civilian JTF also known here as Yan Sakai (volunteers).

The clash, which took place Sunday, started when some vigilantes killed a suspected bandit identified as Baban Kusa at the village market.
“This prompted the bandits to storm the village and engage the CJTF in a fight during which many were killed,” sources told Daily Trust.

The sources said 27 persons were killed at Unguwar Rabo, eight at Unguwar Sarkin Aiki and one at Centar Na Ade.

The village head of Tsamiyar Jino, Jaafaru Bello Jino, confirmed said he had received reports indicating that up to 36 people were feared killed.

He said the situation was disastrous, adding that corpses have littered at our farmlands.

“We are scared of going to retrieve the corpses for proper burial. We called the security personnel, but when they came and saw what was going on they just left without any information,” he said.

However, the spokesman of the Katsina State Police Command, SP Gambo Isah, said the volunteers went into the forest to fight the bandits having refused to heed police advice “ because of the bandits’ caliber of weapons and knowledge of the terrain”.

“The bandits have evacuated their seven casualties into the forest,” he added.

No comments:

Lets know what you think about this post drop your comment below

Powered by Blogger.