26 minors rescued from being burnt alive in Katsina

NO fewer than 26 people were rescued from being burnt alive in Dandume Local Govt Area, the Kastina State Police Command confirmed

Addressing journalists in the state capital, the spokesperson for the Police Command, Mr Gambo Isah, explained that  the would-be victims were saved from outlawed vigilantes known as Yansakai, in Rugar Kindi village.

He informed that the members of the group had stormed the village on motorcycles last Friday, burning houses.

Gambo Isah further described those targeted by the group as young males aged between 14 and 18 years, whom the Yansakai had claimed were bandits and had intended to burn alive.

“The police in synergy with other security agencies like the military and our friends, the local vigilante group in the area responded and rescued these young men who are between the ages of 14 years to 18 years”, he said.


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