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Rival Bandit Gangs Fight Over Rustled Cows, Leader,Others Killed In Action

A gang of Rival Bandits Operating within Kaduna axis were reported to have had a disagreement over large herds of rustled cows. This has led to the killing of a notorious terrorist leader Nasiru Kachalla and his colleagues. Security agencies confirmed to this report to the Kaduna State Government. 

The Bandit leader Kachalla who was said to be on the run for masterminding several criminal acts, including the kidnapping and killing of a Catholic seminarian,was reportedly killed in a gun duel between his group and a rival gang at a forest around the boundaries of Kajuru-Chikun local government areas of Kaduna state.

In a statement the Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan said, “He was the mastermind of the 9th January 2020 kidnapping of Seminarians of Good Shepherd Major Seminary, Kaduna, and the 24th January 2020 kidnapping of Mrs Bola Ataga and her two children. The criminals later killed one of the seminarians, Michael Nnadi and Mrs. Ataga before releasing her children,” Aruwan said.

“Kachalla’s criminal gang was also responsible for the kidnap of six students and two teachers of Engravers College, in Kakau village of Chikun local government on 3rd October 2019.

“While Kachalla was being pursued, security agents arrested three members of his gang, Tukur Usman, Shehu Bello and Mustapha Mohammed in April 2020.”

Aruwan added that the governor, Nasir el-Rufai, has appealed to residents of Tsohon Gaya, Sabon Gaya and other communities whose members are missing to remain calm

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