By; AMOS TAUNA, Kaduna
The District head of Mazaki in Atyap Chiefdom, Zangon Kataf Local Government areya of Kaduna State, Mr Haruna Kuye and his son were in the early hours Tuesday November 17, 2020 killed by unknown gunmen.
The late District head’s wife and daughter were also attacked by the gunmen and are now receiving treatment in an undisclosed hospital.
Recall that the Atyap Chiefdom and other parts of Southern Kaduna witnessed series of attacks by suspected gunmen, leading to the loss of lives and the destruction of property.
A source from the village said the attackers whose number could not be ascertain went straight to the late District head’s house, carried out their nefarious act and left the village.
The source added that the sound of the sophisticated weapons scared the people away as no one could dare go closer to the scene of the incident.
He explained, “After carrying out their mission which is best known to them started shooting sporadically to scare the residents of the village and nearby.”
He added that it was after the attack that security personnel came to the village, saying, “As l am talking to you, security personnel are in the village while the police have taken the corpse of the late District head.”