The Police Command in Kaduna State says its operatives have foiled a bandit attack and killed a notorious bandit on Kaduna-Abuja highway on Thursday morning.
“At about 7a.m the command received a distress call at about 5:45a.m that some bandits in large number blocked Kaduna-Abuja highway close to a bridge along Kasarami village and were shooting at motorists.
“Unfortunately, a commercial driver and his conductor of a vehicle with Reg. No. Lagos KDR 602 XF were caught up in the crossfire and both lost their lives,” he said.
Jalige said the security risk level have been raised and all personnel at Nipping Points along the expressway have been placed on red alert to prevent any further attack.
He said in spite of the incident, motorist are now plying the road freely.