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Gunmen kill three in Bauchi community

Gunmen kill three in Bauchi community
May 12
15:12 2022

Three persons have been killed by gunmen at Yadagungume community, Ningi LGA of Bauchi state.

According to the state police command, one of the deceased was abducted and was later found dead.

Ahmed Wakil, spokesperson of the command, said the incident occurred at around 2:am on Wednesday.

“Some gunmen invaded Yadagungume village, shot two people, one Shuaibu Sani, 25, and Ruwa Ali, 35, all male, living in Limi village via Sama Ward, while one Yusuf Sani, 30, of Yadagungume, sustained bullet wounds and was rushed to the General Hospital Ningi. He is currently being treated at the hospital,” Wakil said.


“Also, gunmen abducted a 26-year-old Shuaibu Bala of the same Yadagungume and whisked him to an unknown destination.

“The command received a distress call and the DPO of Burra Division led a team of policemen and went to the scene of the crime where 13 empty shells of AK-47 were recovered. Presently, the suspects are still at large.

“Two corpses were taken to a hospital in Yadagungume for medical examination where they were certified dead by a medical doctor and their remains were released to their families for proper burial.


“One of the victims I mentioned above that was kidnapped, was later found with a bullet wound on his body. He too, his corpse was taken to the hospital.”

He said Umar Sanda, the commissioner of police, has directed the area commander to intensify all efforts to see that the suspects are arrested and made to face the full wrath of the law.


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