Bandits have killed three people in Kajuru and Igabi Local Government Areas of Kaduna State Several attacks and arrests have been reported by security agencies within the last 48 hours.
According to security reports, armed bandits invaded Rafin Roro village, Kajuru and killed one Barnabas Isa, a resident of the village.
Eleven expended rounds of AK-47 ammunition were found at the location.
The commissioner for internal security and home affairs, Samuel Aruwan, said the bandits also killed one Musa Bala on the outskirts of Garu village in Igabi, after rustling an unspecified number of cattle belonging to Salmanu Beti, his brother.
He said security operatives gave pursuit and exchanged gunfire with the bandits as others escaped with gunshot wounds.
He also said two suspects, Ibrahim Bala and Salisu Yusuf, were arrested by the Police in Buruku, Chikun LGA, for providing medical services to bandits.
Four people among them a pregnant woman and three children were also abducted by bandits at Gonar Lema along Kaduna- Birnin Gwari highway on Sunday.
A community leader identify as Zannah said two other women were shot by the bandits during the operation.
He appealed to security agencies to come to their rescue.