By Abba Gwale
Security agencies have informed the Kaduna State Government that armed bandits had invaded Kawaran Rafi village in Igabi loycal Government Area, and killed one Danleeman Isah, the Chief Imam of the village.
This was contained in a statement signed by Kaduna state Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan.
The statement said the bandits invaded the village and went straight to Isah’s residence, shot him dead and left the village without taking any items or hostages.
It’s reported that the diseased has been vocal against the killings and kidnapping of people by bandits in the state.
It will be recalled that in October 2020, bandits kidnapped and killed Ardo Musa Layi, in Kajuru Local Government for his advocacy against killings, kidnapping and cattle rustling in the state.
Ardo Ahmadu Suleiman was also shot last year by bandits at Kasuwan Magani in Kajuru Local Government, leaving him with bullets wounds for his voice against the insecurity in the state.
Similarly, a gang of kidnappers have also killed Sarkin Yaki of Godogodo, Mr. Yohanna Abu. The gunmen invaded Nisama village in Jema’a local government on Friday night and abducted the diseased along with one resident, Mr. Charles Audu.
Later, Mr. Audu escaped from the kidnapper’s den but they shot Mr. Abu dead. Five people have been arrested in connection with the killing and the security agencies are investigating the incident.
In his condolence message, Kaduna state governor Mallam Nasir El-rufa’i expressed his sadness over the two reports. He also prayed for the repose of the slain cleric and community leader.