Mob kills three suspected kidnappers’ informants in Kaduna
Security agencies have reported the killing of a man, his wife and son, by a mob in Zangon Aya community of Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna state.
According to the report, the victims, Abdullahi Mohammed Gobirawa, his wife, Binta Abdullahi and son, Hassan Abdullahi were killed when a mob stormed their home on Monday afternoon.
The state’s commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, who made this known in a statement, yesterday said, the mob action was in response to the trio’s suspected collaboration with bandits, especially in relation to recent kidnappings in the area.
“After killing the trio, the mob looted and burnt their home,” Aruwan added.
The commissioner said investigations into the incident are in progress.
Aruwan said Governor Nasir El-Rufai has expressed sadness and deep worry at the violent actions of the citizens,and strongly condemned extra-judicial killings.
“The governor stressed that lawful means alone should be adopted in confronting suspicions of criminality, as the destructive practice of self-help would only result in greater harm.
“He directed security agencies to conduct thorough investigation into the incident, and urged citizens to maintain order. He cautioned against stereotyping of any sort, and appealed for consistent recourse to the constituted agencies,” Aruwan said.