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Insecurity: Kaduna mob lynch father, mother, son for acting as bandits’ informants

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A man, his wife and son were lynched on Monday afternoon after a mob descended on them in Zangon Aya community, Igabi local government area of Kaduna state.

The victims, Abdullahi Mohammed Gobirawa; his wife, Binta; and son, Hassan, were reportedly killed when the mob stormed their home.

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Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, in a statement, said the mob action was in response to the trio’s suspected collaboration with bandits, especially in relation to recent kidnappings in the area.

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“After killing the trio, the mob looted and burnt their home,”Aruwan added.

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The Commissioner said investigations into the incident are in progress.

Receiving the reports, Aruwan said Governor Nasir El-Rufai expressed sadness over the violent actions of residents and strongly condemned the extra-judicial killings.

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“He stressed that lawful means alone should be adopted in confronting suspicions of criminality, as the destructive practice of self-help would only result in greater harm.

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