Bandits Kill Divisional Police Officers, Abduct Wives Of Prominent Businessman In Sokoto (See Photos)

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The Divisional Police Officer of Gidan Madi Police Station in Tangaza Local Government Area of Sokoto State and another officer were on Thursday killed in fresh attacks by bandits

Two wives of a prominent businessman in the area were also abducted by the gunmen.

A resident of the area told SaharaReporters that the bandits, who struck around 1:00am, went away with the guns of the slain officers.

He also said a large number of their animals and food items were also carted away during the raid.

The bandits were reported to have stormed the communities on motorcycles after which they began shooting sporadically.

According to security sources, the gunmen first stormed the station, killed the DPO and one inspector of police before abducting the housewives at their residence.

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