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Bandits kill Emir of Birnin Gwari’s driver, burn vehicle



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One of the domestic staff of the Emir of Birnin Gwari was killed by bandits while driving along the Kaduna Birnin Gwari highway.


Daily Trust reported that the incident occurred around 3pm while the driver, identified as Nasiru Sarkin Zango was returning to Birnin Gwari having arrived Kaduna earlier that day to service the vehicle.



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Nasiru was reportedly alone when the attack occured. It was also learnt that the bandits who appeared from the surrounding bushing area opened fire on the moving vehicle and later burnt the Toyota Hilux van he was driving.


The deceased’s remains have been taken to Birnin Gwari town for burial.

Kaduna Police Spokesperson, ASO Mohammed Jalige, confirmed the incident as he further disclosed that the command sent it’s men including the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) to ascertain the situation.






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