The police have confirmed the killing of the village Head of Kujemi, Mallam Gambo Kujemi, in Dansadau District of Maru Local Government Areas, Zamfara by bandits during one of their attacks.
The spokesman for the command on Monday, SP Mohammed Shehu revealed that the bandits also killed one other person.
According to reports, the village head had been on a visit to Karachi, in Dansadau, before he was killed by the bandits who attacked the village.
He explained that they stormed the village in large numbers on motorcycles about 8.40 pm on Sunday and shot sporadically.
According to the spokesman, the village head and a resident of Karachi, Mustapha Halilu, were killed during the shooting.
, “On receipt of the information, a combined team of policemen attached to Operation Puff Adder in conjunction with the military were dispatched to the area, to forestall a further attack on neighbouring villages as well as to arrest the perpetrators of the dastardly act.
“The command appeals for continued support and cooperation from members of the public by giving useful information on activities of the criminal element with a view to taking proactive measures,” he said.