By; MOHAMMED MUNIRAT NASIR, Gusau
The Zamfara State Police Command has confirmed the killing of four people and three others injured during bandits attack in Gidan Goga village of Maradun Local Government Area of the state.
A statement by the Command’s Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO) SP Mohammed Shehu said the attack took place Thursday’s afternoon.
Shehu said on receipt of the report, Joint Police/ Military units from Kaura Namoda area led by the DPO Kaura and another combined team of Conventional Policemen / 78 Mobile Police Squardron in Maradun led by DPO Maradun responded to the distress call but the bandits fled before the arrival of the joint security operatives.
“The Zamfara State Police Command wishes to Confirm the killing of Four people in an attack by suspected armed bandits at Gidan Goga village of Maradun LGA. The attack on the village occurred on 29th October 2020 at about 1400 hours,” he said.
The state Police Spokesman said Security of the area has been beefed up with improved patrol by the joint operation to build the confidence of the community and forestall further attack on the the neighbouring villages.
“The Commissioner of Police CP Usman Nagogo condoles the family, the government and good people of Zamfara State for the unwarranted killing and promised that the Command will not relent in its effort to ensure the protection of life and property of the citizens,” he said.
Shehu added that a discreet investigation has been ordered by the state Commissioner of Police to unravel the circumstances of the attack.
He said the three injured victims are currently responding to treatment at Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Gusau while