Hours after Emir Cried Out, Bandits Kill at least 3 Policemen ,others in Birnin Gwari



Gunmen believed to be part of bandits raiding area have attacked Birnin Gwari town in Kaduna state.Reports said at least three policemen were killed.Some of gunmen and others  were believed to have lost their lives in the overnight raid.

Reports said  after about two hours of attacks bandits night ,some properties including banks and other buildings were destroyed in attack in embattled town.

The attack came  hours  after the Emir of Birnin Gwari ,Alhaji Zubairu Jibril 11 who led a  delegation to Governor Mukhtar Yero of Kaduna state cried out bandits had taken territory

Reports quoted the emir as having said “We are worried and disturbed and we don’t know what to do. In fact, as I am talking to you , I am not in charge and you are not in charge also in some of the villages in Birnin Gwari are under the bandits. These bandits are in charge. The armed bandits have taken our land.

“They move around with their weapons in day light even in the market with nobody to challenge them. The kill, maim, rob and rape wives of their victims at will. The only town they have not entered is Birnin Gwari town. So we hope the governor will come to our rescue,” the emir said,noting at least seven villages namely , Dogon Dawa, Kuyallo, Damari, Kazaga, among others have been overpowered the bandits.

“The bandits have stolen about Seven thousand cattle belonging to the villagers and nothing has been done about it. Our are worried and government promised to help us but we are still waiting for government to help us,” said.

The attack on Dogon Dawa year led to the killing of several worshippers who  were coming out of the after the morning subhi prayers.

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