Gunmen kill Village Head in Zamfara

The village head of Kucheri in Tsafe Local government of Zamfara state, Madaki Ibrahim has been killed by unidentified gunmen in his residence.

Source told the Tribune Oniline that the gunmen arrived his residence around some minutes past seven o’clock and met him in front of his house.

Findings gathered that when they came, he thought they were visitors and as he was trying to arrange seats for them, one of them pulled up his gun and shot him on the chest.

It was gathered that he slumped and died on the spot,while the gunmen told to their heels.

According to a statement signed by the Spokesman, Zamfara State Police Command, SP Mohammed Shehu said the unknown assailants raided the house of the Village Head and killed him while he was sitting at the front of the house.

Shehu said the command received a distress and responded immediately but when the Police got to the scene the victim was found dead.

“Police team who responded to the distress call combed the surrounding scene and environs, only to discover that nothing was removed from his house hold”, he said.

He said however, investigation has commenced with a view to unravel the circumstances behind this act, and also to fish out, arrest and bring to Justice the perpetrators of this crime .



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