By; SANI ALIYU, Zaria
Bandits have kidnapped two housewives at Low Cost Zaria City and local vigilantes in the process, succeeded in arresting two of the bandits despite heavy gun battle.
The bandits stormed Buzai area of the Low Cost at about 8.30pm on Sunday.
Narrating how the whole thing happened, the Chairman Vigilante Group in the area, Malam Abdullahi Tanimu said the bandits came in large numbers with heavy guns and started shooting randomly.
Tanimu said, the bandits took about three hours trying to achieve their mission but the team of vigilante in the area engaged them heavily wbich resulted to the rescue of two kids and arresting of two bandits.
He added that during the operation, four people were injured as a result of gun shots by the bandits and presently they sre receiving treeatment at a hospital.
Those who sustained injuries are Mustapha Isah, Umar Sa’idu, Hassan Dan buga and Aliyu Abdullahi whom are all teenagers.
Some residents interviewed on the development expressed concerns and assured the vigilantee group of their full support at all times.
The arrested bandits at the time of filing this report, were at Police custody in Zaria.
All efforts to further investigate the incident proved abortive as authorities denied journalists access into the premises of the Disional Police.