Alhaji Mustapha Lawal and Bello Lawal were murdered by suspected bandits on their farm in the Iyatawa region of Igabi Local Government Area in Zaria, Kaduna State.
A source, Muhammed Madaki, told Daily Post on June 18 in Kaduna that the victims had gone to their farm to grow crops when they were assaulted by robbers, who killed two and injured three others.
The injured victims, who are all female, are receiving medical care in a hospital.
Madaki stated that the victims were Kofar Jatau citizens of the city of Zaria, and that the attack occurred on Tuesday, June 14.
He further disclosed that their father, Alhaji Lawal Kofar Jatau, narrowly evaded kidnapping previous rainy season on the same acreage, but was severely injured.