Three people, including Army Captain, Bala Na’Allah were killed by bandits in separate incidents in Kaduna North and Kajuru, Kaduna State.
The Captain Bala Na’Allah Army Captain killed in Kaduna on Sunday by bandits was the eldest son of Senator Bala Na’Allah.
An aide to Senator Na’Allah, Malam Garba Mohammed confirmed the killing of the military officer, said to a trained pilot.
“Suspected Kaduna Bandits Kill Captain Abdulkarim Bala Na Allah, the first Son of Senator Bala Na Allah in his Malali GRA Residence Kaduna today,” said a statement trending on social media.
However, on the Kajuru attack, it was revealed that the bandits invaded the Makoro Iri Village in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna States, murdering two persons.
On Saturday night, the bandits broke into the community and opened fire indiscriminately, murdering the two victims.
Gideon Mumini and Barnabas Ezra were named as the victims by Samuel Aruwan, the state Commissioner for Internal Secretary and Home Affairs.
The Commissioner also said that troops of the Operation Safe Haven rescued travellers along the Gidan Waya- Godogodo road in Jema’a LGA of the state.
He gave the names of the rescued travellers as Jibril Salisu, Happy Sunday and Ruth Dauda.
The Commissioner stated, “Security agencies have reported to the Kaduna State Government that two persons were killed by bandits in Makoro Iri village of Kajuru LGA.
“According to the report, bandits invaded the remote village and shot dead the duo identified as Gideon Mumini and Barnabas Ezra.
“In another development, troops of Operation Safe Haven rescued three travelers from armed bandits along the Gidan Waya- Godogodo road in Jema’a LGA.
“The travelers were abducted by armed bandits who barricaded the road. Troops responded to a distress call and pursued the bandits, rescuing the trio identified as follows: Jibril Salisu, Happy Sunday
“The rescued travelers’ vehicle, a Peugeot 307, was also recovered.”