Miscreants Unleashed Terror on Local Security Volunteers in Bauchi
By Hassan Abubakar
Residents of Kofar Dumi neighborhood in Bauchi metropolis are still dumbfounded in shock over what they described as resurgence of thuggery, when suspected hooligans ,popularly known in Bauchi state as ‘Yan Sara Suka’ unleashed terror by attacking some members of the state peace and security committee (Yan Committee) and also burned their vehicles.
Our correspondent gathered that the thugs injured many of the committee members, burned their vehicle and another one belonging to a Friday mosque in the area.
Confirming the incident Tuesday, the state treasurer of the committee Mahmood Isah Dalhatu said the hoodlums also raided the house of their state chairman with a view to killing him, adding that when they couldn’t, they set his car ablazed .
According to him, the miscreants were on vendetta mission, noting that the person accused of directing the culprits to the houses of the committee members was arrested.
Meanwhile, the state deputy governor Baba Tela had visited the area and commiserated with them.
He assured that investigation would be carried out with a view to nabbing the perpetrators of the attack and punishing them.