8 Vigilante Members Killed In Kano

By Umar Shuaibu

Neighbourhood Watch Vigilante has confirmed killing of eight members of the group in Kano while on duty in 2018.

Kano state commandant of the Group Muhammad Kabir Alhaji stated this on Sunday during the inauguration of the group new office at Nasarawa local government area of the state.

He said the establishment of new office will enhance services of the group to the community in checking activities of criminals

Muhammad Kabir Alhaji said two members were killed in Tsanyawa and Gabasawa local governments while bandits in Kabo, Nassarawa, and Rano killed one member each.

“In Tsanyawa, thugs set three vigilante members ablaze in a closed room. Two of them died while the third is currently receiving treatment,” he said.

According to him ,“three members were killed by armed robbers in Gabasawa when they engaged them in physical combat”.

He noted that a member called Iliyasu was stabbed to death in Nassarawa in an attempt to arrest some criminals.”

The Vigilante Commander added that another member was killed  in Rano in a clash with armed robbers where the vigilante succeeded in killing three armed robbers.

In a remark, Deputy Imam Kundila Mosque Abdullahi Muhammad Getso appealed to the people to support and collaborate with the group to check activities of criminals in the communities.


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