Bandits allegedly kill 37 persons in Zamfara community
On Monday, January 18, armed bandits reportedly attacked a village in Zamfara state, killing 37 persons and inuring many.
According to a tweet by Kano based lawyer, Bulma Bukarti, the BBC Hausa reported that the survivors of the attack said the bandits operated for 8 hours, slaughtering their victims.
His tweet reads
”BBC Hausa reports that on Monday bandits killed 37 people in a Zamfara village. Survivors said they operated from 5am-1pm slaughtering their victims. They then looted shops & torched the village. On Tuesday, they went back & looted four neighbouring villages and burnt them down.”
In other news, Maryam Mohammed, 23, has been arrested by men of the Kano state police command for kidnapping her ex-boyfriend who refused to marry her after years of courtship. Maryam who is popularly known as Hajiya was arrested by the police at the state.