Vigilante group has reportedly killed a suspected bandit in Sokoto

A suspected notorious kidnapper called Dogo Oro believed to be terrorising Bunza and Kalgo Local Government Areas in Kebbi State has been reportedly killed by men of a vigilante group at Tunga village, Tilli ward in Bunza LGA.

The Chief Press Secretary to the Kebbi State Governor, Alhaji Ahmed Idris, disclosed this in a statement issued to journalists in Birnin Kebbi on Friday.

Quoting the Director of Security, Carbinate Office, AbdulRahman Usman, he confirmed the development while giving an update on the security situation in the state.

Usman said, “The suspected notorious bandit appeared this morning shooting people with bore and arrow, but our men of vigilante gunned him down.

“Sanusi Ibrahim-Geza, Kebbi State Commander, Vigilante has confirmed that the incident happened this Friday morning as reported by their Bunza LGA Commander, C/suv Faruku Mashayabo.”

Usman added that the successful operation by the vigilante gave much hope “for our community to resettle down in their various homes and villages and go about their normal businesses, especially at the Kanzanna general area.


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