Banditry have become regular activities in Katsina state with alarming rates of kidnapping, killings and cattle rustling on high increase.
According to SaharaReporters that the bandits carried out the attack on Mazoji Village around 2am and operated for several hours before killing the traditional leader.
The bandits also reportedly set ablaze five motorcycles during the attack, while they rustled unspecified number of cows.
And that security operatives were yet to arrive the village even as at 7:30am
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