Divisional Police Officer of Gidan Madi Police Station in Tangaza Local Government Area of Sokoto State and another officer were killed on Thursday in new attacks by armed bandits.
Two wives of a businessman in the area were also kidnapped by the bandits.
Resident of the area who don’t want his name on print told our reporters that the bandits, struck around 1:00am, went away with the guns of the killed officers.
He said they also went away with large number of their animals and food items during the raid.
He said the bandits stormed the communities on motorcycles after which they began shooting sporadically.
According to security sources, the bandits first attached the police station, killed the Deputy Police Officer (DPO) and one inspector of police before taking hostage of the housewives at their residence.