14 Killed during Vigilantes-Bandits Clash in Katsina

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14 Killed during Vigilantes-Bandits Clash in Katsina

14 Killed during Vigilantes-Bandits Clash in Katsina

The Police Command in Katsina State has made a confirmation that the clash between armed bandits and vigilantes in Tsamiyar Jino village in Kankara local government area claimed 14 lives.

According to SP Gambo Isah, who’s the Spokesperson of the Command, the vigilantes did not take the advice of the police and launched an attack on the bandits in their hideout.

He made it known that seven of the bandits and seven of the vigilantes were killed.

According to the reports which was received by the command, the incident began when members of the vigilante group decided to carry out an attack on the bandits in the hideout (forest) murdering seven of them, which resulted to a fierce battle where the bandits also killed seven of the vigilante members.

“Yansakai (volunteers) who made their way down to the forest to put up a fight with the bandits refused to heed to police advice.”

He further added that “the bandits also suffered seven casualties in which they have evacuated from the forest as reported by the DPO in the area”.

14 Killed during Vigilantes-Bandits Clash in Katsina

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