December 9, 2022

December 9, 2022

Police Confirm Killing Of Bauchi Ex-Gov’s Relative, Abduction Of Three Others

Bauchi State Police Command has confirmed the killing of 25-year-old Mua’zu Danladi, a nephew to former Governor Adamu Mua’zu, and the kidnap of three other family members in Boto, Tafawa Balewa Local Council of the state.


The Police Public Relations officer (PPRO), SP Ahmed Wakil, said the attack was carried out in the early hours of Wednesday. He said the attackers shot sporadically to ward off any counter-attack before fleeing with the victims.


The police, he added, received a distress call that gunmen was invading Boto village, and the Commissioner of Police (CP), Umar Sanda, ordered the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in charge of Tafawa Balewa to ensure that the attackers were arrested.


“Our men are combing the bushes in pursuit of the criminals. Insha Allah, we will get to them, arrest them and bring them to justice,” he said.


It was reported that the kidnappers attacked former Governor Muazu’s the village, believing that he was in his country home for the Sallah celebration.


Other family members abducted are Hajiya Asma’u Alhaji Adamu, the younger sister of the former governor; Malama Halima Abdullahi and one Nura.


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