May 25, 2024

May 25, 2024

Bandit Kingpin Sani Dangote, Siblings Killed In Rival Clash In Zamfara

Sani Dangote, a bandit kingpin operating around Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara State, has been reportedly killed in a deadly clash in the state.

The bandit kingpin was reportedly killed alongside his two brothers and some of his fighters by a rival known as Dankarami in the Dumburum Forest of the area.

A top security intelligence source around the local government, who spoke on the grounds of anonymity, told newsmen on Monday morning that the fight started when Dankarami rustled some cows belonging to Sani Dangote

The source also stated that the gun battle started around 2: 00 pm on Sunday and lasted till about 6:00 pm, with several bandits dead

“Dankarami rustled cows belonging to Sani Dangote. That was the cause of the fight between the two bandits’ leaders, but Dankarami killed Dangote and his two brothers.

“The fight started at about pm till around 6:00 pm,” the source stated.

Recently, many bandits were reportedly killed as a result of a heavy fight between two bandit groups in Dajin Haja, a forest between Hayin Alhaji and Munhaye Forest of the Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State.

It was reported that the clash occurred when a group of bandits from neighbouring Katsina State invaded some communities in Zamfara State with about 41 motorcycles to kidnap the residents

But Ado Alero, a notorious bandits’ kingpin who is an indigene of the area and operates from Munhaye Forest, intervened and refused to allow the rival group to kidnap the villagers.

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