President Muhammadu Buhari (file)
President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned newest rounds of assaults and killings between bandits and residents in Damkal and Tsanwa villages in Batsari native authorities space of Katsina state.
Bandits on Friday night carried out separate assaults on each villages, killing 30, largely aged ladies and youngsters.
In an announcement on Sunday, Senior Particular Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, stated President Buhari said that killing folks within the title of revenge isn’t acceptable.
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He warned that nobody has the precise to take legal guidelines into their palms and if native communities catch bandits, they need to be handed over to legislation enforcement authorities.
“Nobody within the nation has a proper to take legal guidelines into his palms by the best way of self-help or revenge. Native communities that catch bandits ought to hand over the suspects to legislation enforcement authorities as a substitute of meting out capital punishment, resulting in a cycle of revenge and counter revenge.”
President Buhari urged neighborhood leaders and the native authorities to proceed their efforts in partnership with legislation enforcement companies that convey the give up of bandits, resulting in peace between farmers and herders.
“The authorities have to be allowed to analyze and take care of any breach that happens. There isn’t a place for violence in a good society,” stated the President.
He prayed that God will consolation households which have misplaced family members within the assaults and repose the souls of the victims.