President Buhari has condemned the newest spherical of assaults on farmers by bandits in Damkal and Tsanwa villages in Batsari native authorities space of Katsina state, saying that killing people in the name of revenge is not acceptable.
33 people have been reportedly killed in the attack carried out by suspected bandits in two villages in Batsari native authorities space of Katsina state on Friday February 14th. The bandits who struck at the time of prayer round 6:30pm in Tsauwa and Dankar villages, burnt a number of homes, animals and properties in the attack. Learn right here.
Reacting to the incident, the President in an announcement launched by his Particular Assistant on Media and Publicity Garba Shehu, warned that “no one in the country has a right to take laws into his hands by the way of self-help or revenge. Local communities that catch bandits should hand over the suspects to law enforcement authorities instead of meting out capital punishment, leading to a cycle of revenge and counter revenge.”
He urged group leaders and the native authorities to proceed their efforts in partnership with legislation enforcement businesses that deliver the give up of bandits, main to peace between farmers and herders.
“The authorities must be allowed to investigate and deal with any breach that occurs. There is no place for violence in a decent society,” mentioned the President.
President Buhari prayed that God will consolation households which have misplaced family members in the assaults and repose the souls of the victims.