How gunmen killed worshipers, kidnapped seven others in Niger – Police


The Police Uncover in Niger acknowledged gunmen killed an unspecified desire of those that had been looking at early morning prayers at a Mosque at Mazakuka village in Mashegu Native Authorities Station of the insist.

The Commissioner of Police in the insist, Monday Kuryas, who disclosed this to the Details Company of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna on Monday, acknowledged the hoodlums also kidnapped seven other worshipers on the mosque.

Mr Kuryas acknowledged the incident occurred on October 25 at about 0530 hours when the gunmen attacked the village.

He acknowledged the gunmen later destroyed property payment hundreds and hundreds of naira belonging to Abubakar Maigandus in the village.

He acknowledged security personnel, alternatively, shot pointless one amongst the bandits.

The commissioner acknowledged the incident used to be understood to be a reprisal attack as a result of a lengthy standing communal feud.

He acknowledged that already further armed security personnel had since been deployed to the gap to be certain the arrest of the gunmen “and all other miscreants undermining the quiet coexistence among residents”.

He instantaneous the residents, especially those in the agricultural areas of the insist, “to come forward with real recordsdata that could possibly support the personnel deployed across the insist to be certain the arrest and prosecution of all those concerned by prison acts.”

”We’re fight-prepared to confront any secure of prison components as lengthy as delicate residents will volunteer credible recordsdata on bound of uncertain characters of their midst,” Mr Kuryas acknowledged.

The nation is combating worsening insecurity and rising crimes, with the swathes of the north badly laid low with banditry, kidnappings and insurgency.


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