Bandits abduct several women, kill traditional ruler and one other in Katsina
Unknown gunmen have reportedly killed a 50-year-old man identified as Ashiru Aliyu in the early hours of Monday at Daulai Village under Safana Local Government Area of Katsina State.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the gunmen abducted many women and also rustled some domestic animals and looted foodstuff during the attack.
According to Katsina report, the gunmen arrived at the village at about 1:00am started shooting sporadically and killed the victim in the process.
The traditional title holder of Sarkin Tauri of Dandume town and four other people including married women were also kidnapped by the suspected bandits.
The incident happened around 2:00am on September 14, according to the newspaper.
One of the residents said the gunmen were about 30 in number.
It was also learnt that some of the villagers had to escape into the bush and nearby communities to avoid being attacked.