- Abdullahi Karafa, a Jos taxi driver, was reportedly beaten to death by members of the Nigerian army
- Reports indicate that the deceased was allegedly dead beaten for violating a government-established cuefew
- In the meantime, the military has vowed to punish any soldier involved in such actions and persists that he is within the scope of the law
Some soldiers allegedly beat an Abdullahi Karafa, a Jos taxi driver, to death for him The government of the state of Plateau had violated a curfew imposed by the state.
The late Karafa is a resident of the Angwan Rimi community of Jos north of the Plateau LGA.
< p class = "align-left"> The curfew was imposed in the state after an outbreak of violence. Lives and property have been lost in the recent rounds of violence.
In a statement on Saturday, Ishaku Takwa, spokesman for the special operation group “Operation Safe Haven”, committed to keeping the peace and enforce the curfew, said Ibrahim Ali, head of the state task force, vowing that any soldier found guilty would face the law.
Takwa said Ali, a major general, has task force members warned to move within the law, adding that a panel has been set up to investigate the incident. “OPSH received with shock.” a report that his staff in Farin Gada beat and murdered a commercial taxi driver, Mr Abdullahi Karafa, ”NAN quoted him as saying.
” We received and visited the report immediately our commander the family of the deceased and consoled them practicing r the unfortunate incident.
“The commander has since set up a commission of inquiry to unravel those behind the heinous act.”
Bombardments: kidnapping fleeing bandits 20 Villagers in Sokoto Township
Meanwhile, bandits are said to have escaped air strikes by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) stormed the Bakura-Talata Mafara axis in Zamfara state on Tuesday, September 7th , Dange Shuni County Government Area in Sokoto and abducted at least 20 residents.
Residents of Dange Shuni County State alleged that communities in the area have recently witnessed an influx of bandits.
Many bandit leaders and their foot soldiers were killed during the military attacks. They have been reported to have been killed by ground forces and aerial reconnaissance since the state’s communications and restricted mobility were blocked.
Uncertainty: The governor of Katsina cries out
Meanwhile Katsina Governor Aminu Bello Masari said that at least 10 of the state’s 34 local counties are under siege by bandits and other criminal elements August, announced in Katsina, when the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Farouk Yahaya visited him in his office and said the residents of the state could not sleep with their eyes closed.
Masari stated that he and his people were aware of this issue of banditry, Kidnappings and armed robbery were concerned, and said they record at least one or two incidents every day.