Nigeria: Notorious bandit leader who kidnapped 300 students killed by villagers
London, May 1, 2021 (AltAfrica)-A notorious Nigerian bandit leader Auwalun Daudawa, who led the abduction of over 300 students of Government Science Secondary School Kankara, Katsina state, has been killed by villagers, government sources confirmed to Channels Television
Confirming his killing to Channels Television via a telephone, the Commissioner for Security and Home Affairs in Zamfara State, Abubakar Dauran said Daudawa left Gusau two days ago.
He had reportedly told some people that he was going to attend one of his relatives’ wedding.
However, he rustled over 100 cows and killed the herdsman in charge, the Commissioner said.
In retaliation, some people around the area organised and killed him too.
Prior to his death, the notorious bandit had reportedly laid down his arms and accepted amnesty from Governor Bello Matawalle’s peace initiative on February 8.
Daudawa had surrendered 20 AK-47 rifles, 20 Magazines, one General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG), one Rocket-Propelled Grenade (RPG) and several ammunitions to the Zamfara State government on the day he repented with five of his comrades.
But a few days ago, it was reported that bandit leader had returned to the forest to continue his criminal activities where he finally met his waterloo