A Nigerian father identified elder Hassan Bahago has died after bandits invaded his home and seized two of his daughters at Shagari quarters in Funtua Local Government Area of Katsina State.
Kemi Filani News gathered that late Hassan, was an elder with ECWA Church Funtua, suddenly endured a heart attack, collapsed and died.
The gunmen had also removed one Mr. Alex, a staff of First Bank and killed Alhaji Ali Bahago, the leader of vigilante groups in the community.
A resident of the quarters, who survived the attack, Sagir Mohammed, told THISDAY on Friday, that the suspected thieves attacked the quarters at about 11:15 pm on Thursday and operated for over 30 minutes, leaving many occupants of the quarters with ranging degrees of injuries.
“Bandits attacked Shagari quarters yesterday (Thursday) and killed Alhaji Ali Bahago, who is the leader of vigilante groups. He came to rescue us from the bandits but he was killed during a gun battle with them,” he said.
“They also attacked Hassan Fari apartment and tried to kidnap him but he slumped and died instantly upon seeing them. When they discovered that he had died, they kidnapped two of his daughters and Mr. Alex, a staff of First Bank PLC in Funtua.”
Mohammed called for the speedy completion of the police station located opposite Fire Service station in the area to stem the upsurge of security challenges.
“If the police station is completed and begins operation, communities of Low-cost, Yanwanki, GRA, KTARDA Project Quarters, ABU/SBRS Quarters, Shagari Quarters and Zamfarawa Quarters will have rest of mind on the nagging issue of security disturbing the areas.”