Bandits Kill Chief Imam for Speaking Against Kidnapping And Banditry In Kaduna State

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An Islamic cleric has lost his for speaking against kidnapping and the north.

This comes after armed bandits shot the Imam of Kawaran Rafi village the Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State, identified as Sheikh Danleeman Isah.

The Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, disclosed this a Saturday.

Aruwan said the bandits invaded the village and moved straight to the Imam’ residence, and in what appears to be a premeditated , shot him and left the location without taking any item or hostage.

He said the murder of the cleric has been linked to his vocal stance against the killing and kidnapping of people by bandits.

In a similar development, bandits also killed the Ardo Musa Layi of Kajuru Local Government Area, who was kidnapped by armed in October 2020, reportedly for his stance against killing, kidnapping and cattle rustling.

In another development, have reported the murder of the Sarkin Yaki of Godogodo, Yohanna Abu, by a gang of kidnappers.

According to the report, the attacked Nisama village in the Jema’a Local Government Area of the state Friday night and abducted Mr Abu along another resident, Mr Charles Audu.

A struggle ensued between the duo and the kidnappers, and while Mr Audu was able to escape, the kidnappers shot Mr Abu .

The commissioner disclosed five persons have been arrested in connection the killing, as continue to investigate the incident.