‘Revenge Killings In Katsina State Unacceptable’ – Buhari

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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.”

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