A cameraman working with the Information Unit of Jibia Local Government Area of of Katsina State was reportedly killed by bandits while responding to a distress call from one of his neighbours last Monday.
A source told DAILY POST that the bandits succeeded in kidnapping scores of travellers, including the mother of a traditional title holder in Niger Republic.
From Gurbi-Zurmi road in Zamfara to Jibia in Katsina has being a source of nightmare for travellers plying the road as bandits operate freely there, a source who pledge anonymity said.
“The security agents are on ground but the bandits operate at will without hindrance. The security agents seldom respond to distress calls,” the source was quoted to have said.
The spokesman of Katsina Police, Gambo Isah, is yet to confirm the incident as at the time of filling this report.
Katsina: Bandits kill cameraman, kidnap others