It was a black Wednesday in Bakali Village of Fatika District in Kaduna State as about 16 members of the same family were burnt to death by bandits on Tuesday night.
Alhaji Sani Bakali, a community leader in the village, told journalists on phone on Wednesday, that the over 100 bandits raided the village, throwing the entire natives into pandemonium. The bandits, according to reports, stormed Bakali Village in Fatika District, Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State on motorbikes wielding dangerous weapons.
According to another source, “they invaded our village on Tuesday around 4 pm and burnt down many bags of maize, cars, buses and motorcycles. They looked so dangerous.” “It was so tragic when the bandits gathered 16 members of a family in a one-room, locked them up and burnt them. There was no official police reaction on the carnage, as at the time of filing this report. The police in Kaduna told journalists in a phone conversation that they would confirm the incident “very soon. “