Police neutralise bandit’s kingpin in Zamfara

The Police Command in Zamfara says it has neutralized a notorious ’s kingpin who was terrorising communities in parts of the state.

This is contained in a statement issued in Gusau on Monday by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Muhammad Shehu.

It said ’s kingpin was killed sustained onslaught against recalcitrant bandits and criminal elements in the state.

The command said was police radar for terrorising innocent people of Maradun and neighbouring local government areas in the state.

“On 4th April, 2021, attached to operation Puff Adder II of the command while on confidence building patrol along Tsibiri near Sububu forest in Maradun LGA, intercepted group of armed bandits who believed to be on attack mission to the .

“On sighting the police , they engaged in a gun duel, to which the personnel quickly returned fire.

bandits was gunned down, while bandits fled the forest with possible gun shot wounds.”

It added that an AK 47 rifle with breech no. AK 103- 2051361627, a magazine containing four rounds of live , a motorcycle, bag of charms and set of military camouflage uniform recovered from the scene.

The command assured members of the public ongoing operations against the bandits would be sustained. ()