In Kaduna State, gunmen suspected of being bandits have killed seven persons in three days.
Mr Samuel Aruwan, the State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, said the killings took place in the state’s Chikun, Kajuru, and Giwa Local Government Areas.
According to NAN, Aruwan said in a statement that the sad occurrence was conveyed to the state authorities by some security services on Saturday.
Four kidnapped victims were shot dead on the fringes of Chikun’s Tsohon Gayan general region, according to a statement released on Sunday.
He added that the bandits also killed two persons in the Kajuru council area’s Iri Station.
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“Two of the victims were from Kakau village of the same LGA. The third was identified as being from Kachia town and the fourth remains unidentified.
“Also one person, a native of Tsohon Farakwai of Igabi LGA, was similarly killed by bandits at the outskirts of Galadima general area of Giwa LGA,” the statement said.
Aruwan said that the security agencies had visited the Iri station where some victims were killed.
He assured that the state was committed to the security and peace of the general public.