Not less than four members of Kaduna state vigilante service (KADVIS) were killed in a dangerous attack by bandits yesterday. The ugly event occurred at Rafin Tukurwa village in Birnin Gwari Local Government area, Kaduna state.
News report says that the vigilantes were ambushed around 2:00pm while on their way to Rafin Tukurwa village after receiving a distress call from members of the village that bandits were around their area to rustle cows.
A resident of the community, Ibrahim Hassan, told news men that the bandits killed the following people:
1. Aliyu Ibrahim (secretary of the vigilante group)
2. Bara’u Khalid
3. Alhaji Bukar
4 Malam Dauda (died in the hospital from gunshot injuries)
Ibrahim further said Bara’u, Aliyu, and Bukar were buried at the same place and time while Dauda was buried in the evening when his corpse was retrieved from the hospital where he gave up the ghost.