Again, Bandits Abduct Scores In Fresh Zamfara Village Attack

Abuja (Precise Post) – Again, scores of villagers – numbering about 60 – have been abducted by suspected bandits at Ruwan Tofa village in Maru Local Government Area of .

Channels Television gathered that during the attack which occurred on Tuesday, and shops were set ablaze by the bandits.

An eyewitness lamented that his four wives and children were abducted by the who left behind only his seven-year-old child with him.

He explained that a representative of the village head and his entire family, as well as married women, children, and some aged ones were among those abducted.

Residents of the village faulted the response of the to the attack, saying they made several calls to them as soon as the bandits arrive in the village.

They claimed that the promised to deploy operatives as soon as possible but none of them was seen up to the time when the bandits left the village.

Efforts to reach the police authorities in Zamfara to confirm the number of those said to have been abducted were not successful as the Officer of the command did not pick his calls or reply to text messages sent to him.

In Jangebe
The latest attack came barely a day after the release of over 200 students abducted in Jangebe town in Talata Mafara Local Government Area of the state.

On February 26, a group of gunmen invaded the Government Girls Science in Jangebe and abducted the students.

Although the police said a of 317 girls were abducted from the schools, some of the schoolgirls were said to have escaped from the bandits.

The remaining students were released after four nights in the custody of the bandits and the state governor, Bello Matawalle, put the figure of those freed at 279.

A Google map of Jangebe town in Talata Mafara Local Government Area of in north-west Nigeria.

Their release was said to have triggered another unfortunate incident that reportedly led to the death of one person in Jangebe.

The victim was reportedly shot by who were said to have opened fire after an kicked against the insistence on a formal handover before the girls’ parents could leave with them.

In reaction to this, the state government imposed a on the town and suspend market activities in the town to prevent a further breakdown of law and order.(Channels TV)

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