April 16, 2024

April 16, 2024

Armed Robbers Kill Three In Jigawa Community

Suspected armed robbers on Tuesday killed three persons in the Birninkudu Local Government Area of Jigawa State.

The State Police Public Relations, DSP Lawan Shiisu, confirmed this in a statement on Wednesday in Dutse.

“On Tuesday at about 8:00 pm, information was received from Iggi village that three gunmen were sighted on one motorcycle at Iyayi area of Bauchi State, approaching Iggi village of Birninkudu LGA through Babuwawa village.

“On receipt of the information, a patrol team was mobilized to the area and all security stakeholders alerted, especially the vigilante.

“At about 10:15 p.m., a distress call was received from the Warwade axis of Birninkudu that the same gunmen had snatched a motorcycle from an unknown person,” he said.

According to him, the suspected robbers allegedly fired several shots at an oncoming vehicle conveying four passengers, adding that the robbers shot dead the driver, one Hassan Garba and two passengers, identified as Garba Maiwake and Shehu Saidu.

The spokesman said the corpses had been deposited at the morgue of the Federal Medical Centre, Birninkudu, adding that the Command had intensified patrol to arrest the fleeing suspects.

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