Tension In Niger As Angry Residents Burn Two Bandits


The suspected bandits were about to escape when the people in the area rounded them up and set them on fire, using petrol and used tyres.

Madalla is a few kilometers from Gauraka. The incident occurred on Monday, May 24.

Few hours after 15 persons were kidnapped at Gauraka in the Tafa Local Government of Niger state, two suspected kidnappers were burnt alive by a mob in Madalla area of Suleja Local Government Area of the state.

According to eyewitnesses, the suspected bandits were about to escape when the people in the area rounded them up and set them on fire, using petrol and used tyres.

Following the development hundreds of youths and other villagers poured out on the road blocking the ever busy Abuja- Suleja–Kaduna Road and preventing free flow of traffic on both sides of the road.

source: Sahara Reporters