Notorious bandit leader Auwalun Daudawa, who led the abduction of over 300 students of Government Science Secondary School Kankara, Katsina state, has been killed.
NaijaOnPoint.com, TNG reports that the bandits ignoring the presence of President Muhammadu Buhari in Daura, Katsina state, last year December school kidnapping 344 students.
According to a report by Channels Television, Daudawa was one of those who laid down his arms and accepted Governor Bello Matawalle’s peace initiative on February 8.
But a few days ago, it was reported that Daudawa had returned to the forest to continue his banditry.
Confirming his killing the Commissioner for Security and Home Affairs in Zamfara State, Abubakar Dauran told the television station that 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.
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.