Zamfara police confirms killing of 4, abduction of 50 by Gunmen


The Police command in Zamfara has confirmed the killing of four persons, fifty others abducted by gunmen  in Goran Namaye town in Maradun Local Government Area of the state.

Rural Post learned the command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Muhammad Shehu made the disclosure to newsmen in Gusau on Monday.

Shehu said the attackers, who came in large numbers, invaded the town around midnight on Sunday, killed four persons and abducted 50 others.

It was gathered that the police tactical operatives had been deployed to the area.

According to him, “CP Yakubu Elkana, has ordered immediate search and rescue operation for the victims”.

The PPRO said that the CP had urged the residents of the area to remain calm as the command was working with other security agencies to maintain law and order in the area.

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