Armed bandits ambush, kill four vigilantes in Kaduna


A tragic scene played out in Rafin Tukurwa village, close to Dogon Dawa in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State when armed bandits killed no fewer than four vigilantes in the area.

This was confirmed in a report by Daily Trust which revealed that the vigilantes were ambushed by 2pm on Tuesday while on their way to Rafin Tukurwa after receiving a distress call from the villagers that bandits had attacked the area to rustle their cows.

Ibrahim Hassan, a resident of the community told the newspaper that the bandits killed Aliyu Ibrahim, the very popular secretary of the vigilante group in Dogon Dawa while others Bara’u Khalid, Alhaji Bukar and Malam Dauda died in the hospital from gunshot injuries.

Hassan said Aliyu, Bara’u and Bukar were buried together while Dauda was later buried in the evening when his corpse was retrieved from the hospital where he died.


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