Notorious bandit leader Auwalun Daudawa, has been killed, Zamfara State Commissioner for Security and Home Affairs, Abubakar Dauran confirmed on Friday.
According to him, Daudawa left Gusau day two days ago when he told some people he was going to attend one of his relatives’ wedding. But he rustled over 100 cows and killed the herdsman in charge, the Commissioner said. In retaliation, some people around the area organised and killed him too.
The notorious kidnapper had led the abduction of over 300 students of Government Science Secondary School Kankara, Katsina state,
Daudawa had laid down his arms and accepted Governor Bello Matawalle’s peace initiative on February 8.
But a few days ago, he reportedly returned to the forest and continued his banditry.
Daudawa had surrendered 20 AK-47 rifles, 20 Magazines, one General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG), one Rocket-Propelled Grenade (RPG) and several ammunitions to the Zamfara State government on the day he repented with five of his comrades.