KDSG cautions communities against engaging in reprisal killings

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The Kaduna State Government on Sunday appealed to people of the state to desist from engaging in reprisal killings.
Mr Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, quoted the Acting Governor of the state, Dr Hadiza Balarabe , as making the appeal .
In a statement issued on Sunday, Aruwan said the appeal was sequel to the killing of three persons in Zango Kataf Local Government Area of the state.
He said the three persons were reported to have been killed in an attack by unidentified persons who stormed Ribok, Tsoriyang and Kankada general area of Zangon Kataf LGA.
“According to reports from security agencies, the attack was a reprisal to the earlier attack in Ungwan Dooh (Mado) area.
“The reprisal targeted the residence of one person , where three residents were killed,” he said.
Aruwan said four residents were injured while one car, three houses and eight huts, were destroyed.
According to him, the military and police arrived the scene and evacuated scores of persons to safety.
“The Acting Governor appeals for calm and urges residents to desist from reprisal killings while security agencies carry on investigations,” he said.