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Commissioner’s Son Shot in Zamfara

The son of Commissioner for Security and Home Affairs in Zamfara, DIG Mamman Tsafe (Rtd), has been shot dead by bandits

He was killed alongside 3 others when bandits invaded Tsafe town, headquarters of Tsafe local government area of the state, on Sunday night.

The bandits in military uniforms stormed Shiyar Namada area close to the commissioner’s residence and opened fire on people.

Eyewitness reports reveal that some residents spotted the criminals and mistook them for security operatives, so they didn’t bother to raise alarm.

“The commissioner’s son, alongside some other people were seated at the frontage of DIG Ibrahim Mamman Tsafe’s residence during iftar when suddenly the armed men showed up and started firing at everyone on sight.”

“During the attack, most people observing Tarawih prayer in several mosques around the area and residents had to flee to safety. The armed men later withdrew into the forest. As I’m talking to you I ’m at the Waziri’s residence where preparations for their funeral are underway,” a resident revealed.

Politicsnigeria.com / Titilayo Kupoliyi

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