Some unidentified gunmen have killed a 50-year old businessman and his son in Sokoto state
After the killings, the gun men reportedly left without carting away any camels or cash from the their victims
The spokesperson of the state police command, El-Mustapha Sani, has confirmed the incident
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bello Danbuba and his teenage son, Aliyu, have been shot dead by some unidentified gunmen in Gandi village, Rabah local government area of Sokoto state.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the attackers, believed to be bandits, trailed Mr. Danbuba to where his herd of camel was kept, then shot him and his son on Thursday, April 20,
The gunmen reportedly left without carting away any camels or cash from the 50-year old businessman.
The spokesperson of the state police command, El-Mustapha Sani, has confirmed the incident.
NAIJ.com learnt that Mr Sani said that the two victims had since been buried in their hometown, Gandi, after a funeral prayer.
Sani said: “The Commissioner of Police, Mr Mohammed Abdulkadir, had visited the bereaved town on Thursday.
“He had since directed the deployment of more patrol teams in the local government and its neighbours, with a view to tracking down the fleeing gunmen.
“The command had since launched a manhunt for them, we will not relent until they are apprehended and brought to book.”
The late businessman is survived by his aged mother, three wives, 13 children and grandchildren.
Meanwhile, the Lagos state police command has raided a militant camp located in creeks in the Ishawo community in the Ikorodu area of the Lagos state.
The Tribune reports that the raid which began on Wednesday morning, April 19, led to the destruction of a militant enclave and the arrest of 13 suspected militants.
NAIJ.com learnt that the state commissioner of police, Fatai Owoseni, and other top hierarchy of the command were on hand to supervise the operation.
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