Bandits kill one, abduct two in Sokoto


The Police Command in Sokoto State has confirmed that  bandits, in the early hours of Thursday, attacked Saketa Community in Dingyadi village in the state, killed one and abducted two persons.
The  Command’s Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Sunusi Abubakar, said that one person was killed  and two others taken by the bandits.
Abubakar said that the Commissioner of Police,  Mr Kamaldeen Okunlola, was at the scene of the attack to commiserate with the people of the community.
“The commissioner has since  put necessary measures in place  to address the situation and deployed tactical team of policemen to rescue the  abducted persons.
“As such,  I want to assure the public that investigation is ongoing  and with the current measures put in place by the command.
“We are confident that the issue of banditry will be halted as soon as possible,” he said.
He further urged people of the state to continue to support and inform the police and other security agencies on any security threat before taking decisions to avoid casualties.


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