Police Kill Bandit, Recover AK47 Rifle in Kaduna

Operatives of the Kaduna State Police Command, on Monday, killed a bandit and recovered one AK-47 rifle with two rounds of live 7.62x39mm ammunition.

The Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Mohammed Jalige, confirmed the development in a statement made available to Pageone.

Jalige said, “On March 13, operatives of the Command attached to Operation WHIRL Punch acted on a received credible intelligence indicating that on the same date at about 0645 hrs, bandits on a nefarious mission had blocked Galadimawa – Tumburku road of Giwa Local Government Area.

“Police operatives, led by DPO Kidandan, swiftly mobilised to the scene, engaged the bandits in a gun duel and countered their heinous raid which forced them to scamper in disarray into a nearby bush with possible varying gunshot wounds.

“The state Commissioner of Police, Yekini Ayoku, commended the effort of the operatives”.


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