Woman narrates how bandits made her widow a month after marriage

Posted by News Express | 11 February 2021 | 526 times

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A housewife Ramatu Idris of Unguwar Malam Lamu, Tankarau, Dutsen Abba Ward in Zaria Local Government Area (LGA), has narrated how bandits made her a widow barely a month after her marriage with late Yusuf Suleiman.

Idris instructed the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Thursday that the incident occurred on Feb. 4, at about 12.45 p.m., 28 days after her wedding ceremony to Suleiman.

“There have been about seven of them (bandits). They pressured themselves into our residence holding weapons and a stick.

“My husband and I went to search out out what was taking place on listening to noises and shouts for assist, however he was shot on the neck in my presence and he died on the spot.

Idris, who has been traumatised by the incident, claimed those that killed her husband have been the identical criminals that raided the residence of Alhaji Abdulaziz Sani, Councilor representing Dutsen Abba Ward, and kidnapped six of his relations.

She mentioned that the gang was later apprehended at Unguwan Mai Turmi village, Igabi Local Government Area (LGA), by personnel of the Kaduna State Vigilance Service (KADVS).

Meanwhile following the assault on Sani’s family and the killing of Suleiman, residents of Kampani and Saye Communities in Dutsen Abba Ward, have appealed to Kaduna State Government to deploy extra safety personnel alongside cattle routes within the space to curb cattle rustling, kidnapping and different crimes.

Malam Bilyaminu Usman and Abubakar Sarki, made the enchantment on behalf of Kampani and Saye communities respectively, in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Thursday in Zaria.

Usman on his half, instructed NAN that the criminals have been utilizing the National grid line and cattle route round Saye to convey their victims to Birnin Gwari forest.

According to him, posting safety personnel at strategic places will assist deal with the problem.

He due to this fact, appealed for the deployment of extra police personnel, patrol vans and different safety tools for the police station at Saye.

According to Sarki, Saye Police Division used to promptly reply to misery calls by the communities, however insufficient working instruments have been rendering such efforts fruitless.

He, nevertheless, recommended the efforts of KADVS within the space, which based on him, is the physique the communities depend on to even dare transfer about through the day. (Vanguard)


Source: News Express

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