A commissioner’s son has been killed by armed bandits in Zamfara state.
According to Premium Times, the tragic incident happened Sunday night.
It was gathered that the bandits invaded Tsafe town, the council headquarters of Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State also killing many people.
Residents said one of the victims is the son of the state’s commissioner for security affairs, Mamman Tsafe.
Neither the commissioner nor the state government has confirmed the killing. The state’s commissioner for information, Ibrahim Dosara, did not respond to calls and a text message by PREMIUM TIMES.
Residents said the gunmen who invaded the town went on a shooting spree immediately after night prayer. The gunmen killed at least three people in the attack.
It was learnt that the incident occurred in the ‘Hayin Tumbi’ area, which is close to the commissioner’s residence, while many people were still in mosques observing their night prayers,
Following the attack, many residents have fled the town.
A police source confirmed the attack and the killing of the commissioner’s son.
The source said the police would release an official statement on the incident Monday morning.