August 11, 2022



Kaduna: Police kill 2 bandits, get better rifle, rescue victims

Kaduna state Police Command on Saturday killed two bandits and recovered AK-47 rifle and a bike, whereas rescuing kidnap victims in Timburku village, Galadimawa ward, Giwa native authorities space of Kaduna state. 

Kaduna state Police command on Sunday stated the 2 bandits have been killed following a sizzling battle between the Police operatives and the bandits after the safety brokers acquired credible intelligence from residents. 

Kaduna state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Muhammed Jalige, stated, “the sustained onslaught on banditry yielded optimistic outcome with two bandits neutralised, AK-47 rifle and a bike recovered.

“Upon receipt of a report by means of the DPO Kidandan on the twenty third July, 2022 at about 0800hrs that some armed bandits have kidnapped an unspecified variety of farmers engaged on their farm at Timburku village Galadimawa ward of Giwa LGA, the Commissioner of Police, Yekini Ayoku instantly directed the mobilisation of the close by detachment of Police Operation Restore Peace (hitherto codenamed as Operation Puff Adder II) to the world.

“Within the sizzling engagement that ensued with the armed hoodlums, the skilled workforce of Police males prevailed with their superior firepower resulting in the neutralisation of two of the bandits, restoration of 1 AK-47 rifle loaded with two rounds of stay ammunition, one motorbike and a machete, whereas the victims (farmers) have been rescued unharmed.

“It’s germane to iterate that this operational breakthrough couldn’t have been achieved with out the well timed report/ info by the residents and naturally swift response from the Police.

“The Commissioner of Police subsequently, as soon as once more enjoins most people to all the time confide within the Police and different sister safety businesses to promptly report any misery scenario, as he assures them of speedy and efficient response. 

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“Investigation into the incident has since been instituted whereas surveillance and patrol are on excessive gear to forestall any additional incident as normalcy is restored within the affected space. The populace is as properly enjoined to supply info on any particular person or group who’re discovered nursing bullet wounds.”