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Banditry: Katsina monarch killed in fresh attacks



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Tragedy struck on Saturday as bandits launched fresh attacks
on the Mazoji village and killed head of Fafu, Dikko Usman of Mazoji Village in Matazu Local Government Area of Katsina State.

Bandits launched attack weeks after the district head of Yantumaki, Atiku Abubarkar in Danmusa Local Government Area of the state was killed.

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Saturday’s banditry attacks took place early when the residents were still fast asleep.

The bandits proceeded to the home of the traditional ruler; gruesomely killing him.

Several communities in Batsari and Faskari Local Government Areas of Katsina State also came under heavy attacks; days after several persons were killed.

Residents mostly women and children were seen running for safety to nearby villages.

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Fwew months ago, the State governor, Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari took peace deal to the criminals’ hideout with the aim of ending banditry in the north west State.


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