Bandits Attack Community, Cart Away Foodstuffs, Motorcycles



Armed bandits have attacked Damari community in Dogon Dawa constituency of Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State and carted away large quantity of foodstuffs and motorcycles.


It was gathered that the incident occurred on Thursday when the armed men on motorcycles stormed the village around 2pm unchallenged.

The Chairman Birnin Gwari Progressive Emirate Union (BEPU) Barrister Salisu Haruna, who confirmed the incident in a statement sent to Daily Trust, said the bandits only took away the food items and a number of motorcycles without killing anybody.

“They did not kill anyone. They spent 3 hours in Damari village without any confrontation by security and took away food items,” he said.

He also expressed their concerned that there were no policemen along Kaduna-Birnin Gwari highway 7 days after the state police command said it had deployed more personnel to the area.

According to him, the deployment is yet to be fulfilled as promised, saying the bandits have continued to perpetrate their heinous acts unabated.

BEPU begs the government to sit up and face security issues in Birnin Gwari squarely until victory is ascertained.


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