The Public Relations Officer in Zamfara,
Mohammed Shehu, revealed that the
bandits who were in large numbers
invaded Babban Rafi village from
neighbouring Kebbi State.
According to him, the bandits opened fire
on the residents during the invasion, a
situation which he said resulted in the
death of 14 people.
Shehu, however, said a combined team of
operatives of the Police Mobile Force,
Counter-Terrorism Unit, and Federal
Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the
Nigeria Police have been deployed in the
He added that the security operatives
have been charged to go after the
perpetrators and apprehend them in
order to bring them to book.
The public relations officer noted that the
operatives, attached to “Operation Puff
Adder” in conjunction with soldiers from
“Operation Hadarin Daji”, were also
mobilised to prevent further attack on