The Divisional Police Officer of Gidan Madi Police Station in Tangaza Native Authorities Space of Sokoto State and one other officer have been on Thursday killed in contemporary assaults by bandits.
Two wives of a distinguished businessman within the space have been additionally kidnapped by the gunmen.
A resident of the realm advised SaharaReporters that the bandits, who struck round 1:00am, went away with the weapons of the slain officers.
He mentioned a lot of their animals and meals gadgets have been additionally carted away in the course of the raid.
He mentioned the bandits stormed the communities on bikes after which they started capturing sporadically.
Based on safety sources, the gunmen first stormed the station, killed the DPO and one inspector of police earlier than abducting the housewives at their residence.