April 15, 2024
Bandits Kill Doctor, Abduct Family Members In Zamfara
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Bandits Kill Doctor, Abduct Family Members In Zamfara

Bandits have killed a medical doctor and abducted 10 people including members of his family in an attack on Jangebe community, Talata Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State.

Residents said the armed men stormed the community around 1am and began to fire shots from several directions.

From January to date, there have been at least four cases of bandits’ invasions of the community according to the residents.

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In February 2021, more than 200 schoolgirls were abducted from a secondary school in the community. In December 2022, the family members of a lawmaker representing Talata Mafara LGA were kidnapped in the community.

In yesterday’s attack, the criminals broke the wall of the doctor’s house to gain entrance. They reportedly shot him dead immediately they forced themselves into the house and took away his family members and some other residents in the neighborhood. They also burnt a military vehicle near the victim’s residence.

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