Bandits kill policeman, abduct Zamfara monarch’s wife, others in morning raid

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An attack by bandits on the Ruwandoruwa community in the Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State has led to the death of a mobile policeman attached to the Maru Police Division.

The bandits also abducted 15 persons, including wife of the monarch in the community.

It was gathered that the assault happened early around 12.30am on Monday.

The assailants were said to have unleashed gunfire indiscriminately after they stormed the community, killing the mobile policeman, who was fatally shot in front of the district head’s residence while attempting to defend the house.

After a failed attempt to kidnap the district head, who was nowhere to be found, his wife was abducted.

The bandits had yet to contact the community regarding the abducted persons.

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