‘Revenge Killings In Katsina State Unacceptable’ – Buhari


President Buhari
President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has advised against revenge following an attack on two communities in Katsina state that claimed the lives of 30 persons.

According to police, a suspect in connection to the attack on the communities located in Batsari local government area of Katsina on Friday night, has been arrested.

A statement on Sunday by Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, quoted Buhari as saying, “No one in the country has a right to take laws into his hands by the way of self-help or revenge. ”

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“Local communities that catch bandits should hand over the suspects to law enforcement authorities instead of meting out capital punishment, leading to a cycle of revenge and counter revenge.

“The authorities must be allowed to investigate and deal with any breach that occurs. There is no place for violence in a decent society.”