A school teacher and 4 others were killed by bandits along Layin Lasan Tabanni road in Kaduna State’s Birnin Gwari Local Government Area.
- It was also reported that 16 people were kidnapped in the Dogon Dawa, Layin Mahuta, and Tabanni villages in the LGA’s eastern region.
EKO HOT BLOG reports that a school teacher and four others were killed by bandits along Layin Lasan Tabanni road in Kaduna State’s Birnin Gwari Local Government Area.
It was also reported that 16 people were kidnapped in the Dogon Dawa, Layin Mahuta, and Tabanni villages in the LGA’s eastern region.
Ibrahim Abubakar Nagwari, Chairman of Birnin Gwari Vanguard for Security and Good Governance, who confirmed the attack, stated that the incidents occurred at different times over the course of four days, from March 14th to March 19th, 2022.
According to the statement, bandits killed Haruna Tanko Dogon Dawa and two others on the Dogon Dawa-Zaria road on March 14.
“Eight other people were abducted on the same route. At Layin Mahuta (Tabanni) one Abdullahi Abubakar a school Teacher was killed along Layin Lasan’ Tabanni road on Wednesday 16th March 2022.
“While on Thursday 17th, a 70-year-old was also killed and seven women abducted at Layin Mahuta Tabanni. Two other people were abducted at old Tabanni,” Ibrahim Abubakar Nagwari.”
The Chairman added that in Randagi area bandits released 32 people out of the 46 abducted at Unguwar Bula and Ijinga three weeks ago after paying N16 million ransom.
The group further urged security personnel to always respond to distress calls around Dogon Dawa, Kuyello, Tabanni, and Kutemashi wards in Birnin Gwari.
A youth leader in Kuyello ward, Baban Yara, said the late teacher was his uncle, describing him as an honest man.
The Local Government Chairperson, Hajiya Ummah K. Ahmed, also confirmed the killing of the teacher by the bandits but said one other person was injured. However, the injured has been taken to the hospital for treatment.
“I only know of the teacher that was killed and one other person that sustained gunshot injury which I ordered for his treatment. So, I’m not aware of the other incidents and abductions the group mentioned,” she said.
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