Armed bandits have killed five persons in Adamawa village of Sabon Birni Local Government Area of Sokoto State, burning down eleven houses and six shops.
The State Command Public Relations Officer, Assistant Superintendent of Police, Abubakar Sadiq, confirmed this on Tuesday, saying “Over one hundred suspected armed bandits on motorcycles invaded Adamawa village in Sabon Birni LG, raided houses in the village and in the process five persons lost their lives.
“The bandits burnt down six shops and eleven houses while five other persons sustained gunshot injuries all in Adamawa village.
“The bandits also visited Samaye village and rustled unspecified amount of livestock and stole other valuables belonging to the villagers.”
ASP Sadiq added that an investigation is ongoing.