By; SANI ALIYU, Zaria
Unspecified numbers of bandits armed with sophisticated weapons attacked the the house of Superintendent Aliyu Muhammad Auwal ‘M’ of FIB-IRT shooting sporadically, trying to gain entrance at about 9.30 pm on Monday.
The joint patrol team led by CSP. Kasim Abdullahi DPO Zaria City which comprises Police from Area Command Zaria, FIB-IRT, Danmagaji and Military personnels foiled their mission .
SP Aliyu said the gunmen on sighting the team of security at the area, quickly withdrew and attacked a Fulani settlement at Filin Idin Barebare, Zaria killing one Abubakar Mohammed ‘M’ 46yrs while Abubakar Aliyu ‘M’ 56yrs was shot and was receiving treatment.
The gunmen also rustled unspecified numbers of cattle from the Fulani’s.
Aliyu is the team leader of Intelligence Response Team (IRT) in charge of Rigachikun and Danmagaji Zaria.