By JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON
Operatives of the Kaduna State Police Command yesterday, neutralized one notorious armed bandit and in the process, recovered an operational motorcycle in Kidandan, Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
This was disclosed in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Mohammed Jalige, made available yesterday.
“Today 7/5/2023 at about 10:30hrs, Operatives attached to 47 Police Mobile Force (PMF) deployed to Kaya on routine patrol along Fatika Road, sighted a gang of armed bandits riding on motorcycles, dressed in military camouflage.
“The gallant Operatives swung into action immediately, engaged the bandits in fierce gun duel and were given a hot chase in the process, one bandit dressed in military camouflage was neutralized, while others escaped with varying degrees of bullet wounds, One bandits operational motorcycle was recoverd,” the statement said.
Meanwhile, aggressive patrols along the road have been intensified with a view to forestall future occurrence
The Commissioner of Police Kaduna State Command, CP MY. Garba commended the gallantry and professionalism exhibited by the personnel, while urging them to sustain the onslaught against banditry and other forms of criminality in the state.