Not fewer than 1,300 villagers displaced by bandits’ attacks in Katsina last week relocated to Batsari town in Batsari local government area of the state.
The villagers are from Sabon Garin Dunburan, Garin Labo, Kwandatso, Garin Yara, Shigi, Garin Dodo and Dan Tudun Garin Yara as gathered by Daily trust.
Recalled that bandits had in an attack on Kasai village killed an army captain and three civilians.
The spokesman of the state police command, Gambo Isah, yesterday allayed fears, saying “We want to curtail all bandits there. So, they (IDPs) are moving out of fear, they should remain calm and be rest assured the security operatives are on top of the situation. They should not panic because of the redeployment.”