Police Attacks Anti-Banditry Protesters In Katsina States, One Killed And Many Injured.

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A resident of Katsina State was killed on Monday by operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, and the individual is yet to be identified.

Several others were also injured while residents of communities under Jibia Local Government Area of the state staged a protest over the spate of insecurity in the area.

It was gathered that the protesters blocked the popular Katsina-Jibia Highway in protest to repeated bandits attack when the victim was shot dead by the police, who were drafted in to contain the protest.

The protesters which includes adults and children asked President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Aminu Masari to resign over the spate of insecurity in the state.

In the North, Katsina is one of the states that had suffered from repeated attacks by armed bandits on communities.

According to reports, No fewer than 300 people have been killed by bandits in Jibia, Kankara, Dutsinma, Musawa, Danmusa and Safana local government areas of the state in the last two months.