Two suspects providing medical services to bandits have been arrested by the police in Buruku, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna state.
Kaduna state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan who confirmed this in a statement released on Monday April 19 also said that at least three people were killed by gunmen in different locations in the state within the last 48 hours.
The three dead victims of the attack were killed in Rafin Roro village in Kajuru local government area, a settlement near Maraban Jos in Igabi local government area and at the outskirts of Garu village in Igabi LGA,
“Eleven expended rounds of AK-47 ammunition were found at the location. Security patrols are proceeding with investigations in the general area.
“Similarly, one citizen was killed by bandits at a settlement near Maraban Jos, Igabi local government area.
“Bandits also killed one at the outskirts of Garu village, Igabi LGA, after rustling an unspecified number of cows belonging to two persons.”
The commissioner said security personnel engaged the bandits, and one of them was found roaming about in the bush while others escaped with bullet wounds. He said Gov. Nasir El-Rufai expressed sadness as he prayed for the repose of the slain citizens, and sent condolences to their families.