Phones of some police officers on responsibility in Zamfara State had been seized by bandits who attacked a police outpost in Magami group in Gusau, the state capital.
Several residents have fled the group on account of incessant assaults by terrorists.
Magami is likely one of the conflict-ravaged communities in Zamfara State.
A supply informed DAILY POST that the bandits attacked the group on Wednesday round 3:40pm, saying that after seizing the telephones of the police officers, the terrorists escaped into the bush after capturing into the air to scare folks.
“Bandits attacked Magami Divisional police station under Gusau LGA of Zamfara State, snatched phones and other valuables belonging to the police officers on duty, they also fired warning shots and escaped. The incident happened today around 3:40pm.”
The supply defined that the terrorists invaded the police station with the intention of releasing considered one of them who’s underneath detention there.
He mentioned that following the incident, the suspect had been transferred to the state police headquarters for security.
SP Muhammed Shehu, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), when contacted on the incident, denied that nothing of such occurred.
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Author: Amos Tauna