Police operatives kill marauding bandit, recover AK-47 rifle in Kaduna



The Police Command in Kaduna state said its operatives intercepted and killed a marauding bandit and recover Ak-47 assault rifle him in the Giwa (LGA) of Kaduna on .


The Command Public Relations , ASP Muhammad Jalige, confirmed the incident to newsmen  in a .


Jalige said on March 11 at about 12:30 hrs, Police operatives the Kaduna Police Command on routine patrol along Kaya Road – Patika District, Giwa LGA, intercepted some groups of armed bandits on a heinous mission, them in a fierce gun battle and successfully repelled them.


“In the process, bandit was killed and AK-47 assault weapon two (2) rounds of 7.2mm live ammunition recovered,” Jalige said.


He explained the doggedness, uncommon courage and tactical operational strategy adopted by the Operatives made the bandits to flee into the forest varying degrees of bullets wounds.


However, the corpse of the neutralized bandit has been deposited at the Ahmadu University Teaching Hospital, Shika, while a manhunt for the fleeing bandits is being intensified.


“The Command has called on members of the Communities within the said axis to be watchful and report any suspicious , injuries to the nearest Police formation,” Jalige said (NAN)