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Bandits kill emir of Kontagora’s son

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Armed bandits have killed the son of the Emir of Kontagora, Bashir Namaska, during a raid of the emir’s farm in Kontagora Local Government Area of Niger State.

The state’s police commissioner, Adamu Usman, who disclosed this to newsmen on Friday, revealed that two other people sustained injuries in the attack.

According to him, the prince was killed in the farm house located in Lioji village on the outskirts of Kontagora town.

A report by Premium Times newspaper confirmed that the gunmen also rustled cows and other livestock in the farm house.

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The deceased held the traditional title of Sardaunan Kontagara and had been overseeing the administration of the emirate council following the poor health condition of his father.

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Mr Usman noted that the deceased was shot in his left arm and died while being taken to the hospital.

“The two injured men are receiving treatment at Kontagora General Hospital,” he added.

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