Zamfara: Angry protesters storm govt house with dead body

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By muktar • July 21, 2019, 10 AM • 381 views • 122 comments

Over 100 villagers from Jirrawa community in Kaura-Namoda Local Government Area of Zamfara State on Saturday besieged Government House, Gusau with a dead body alleged to have been killed by bandits earlier in the day in the village.


DAILYPOST had reported that bandits’ commanders had an agreement with Zamfara government to end attack


Spokespersons of the community, Muntari Abdullahi and Muhammadu Sani told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the bandits invaded the village around 10am and shot sporadically in the air.


“We later realised that they have already killed Shafiu Inusa on his farm while he was trying to apply fertilizer on his plants after the rains of last night,” Abdullahi narrated.


He said, the deceased was just recovering from a gunshot wound inflicted on him when the bandits attacked the village four months ago during which Shafiu’s father was murdered.


“It is exactly four months now when his (Shafiu) father was killed in a similar attack, because the wives of the old man are completing their four months stay at home as mandated by Islam.


“We gathered from his farm neighbour and brother that initially, one of the bandits appeared before them saying anyone who knows he is guilty should run and who is not should stay.

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