Irate local youths in Maro village, Kajuru local government area of Kaduna State, murdered a man who was suspected to be a source of information to bandits that have been terrorizing the community.
Youths Murder Suspected Bandits Informant
The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs of Kaduna State, Samuel Aruwan released a statement on Saturday, February 20, 2021, explaining that the killing, a lynching in fact, happened after word got round that the bandits that just recently attacked neighboring communities were given some help by informants in the area.
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The suspect was identified to be known in the area as ‘Doctor’, and he was said to have confessed and admitted his involvement in the bandits’ attack. The people proceeded to lynch him immediately.
The deceased also reportedly identified one Fidelis Ali as another informant of the bandits.
Before he was killed, the deceased reportedly mentioned one of his cohorts, a certain Fidelis Ali, as another informant of the bandits.