Nigerian Army troops neutralize two bandits, recover weapons in Kaduna
By Ajogwu Jerry
A statement by the Acting Army Spokesman, Col Sagir Musa revealed that troops of the Service acting on intelligence have neutralized two bandits in Kaduna State.
According to the statement, a good Samaritan notified a patrol team of 1 Division Nigerian Army (NA), at about 0430 hours (am) on Wednesday the 8th of May 2019.
The troops raided the bandits’ den at Gonan Bature East of Rijana and Kasarami farm house in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
“The abandoned Kasarami farm house was reportedly forcefully occupied by criminals and had been used as a shelter and a place where victims of kidnapping were kept.
“During the raid operation, contact was made with the hoodlums with fierce exchange of fire that led to the extermination of two bandits and the recovery of the following items:
a. 2 x AK 47 Rifles
b. 2 x AK 47 Magazines
c. 51 rounds of 7.62 mm Special ammunition
d. 2 x techno cell phone
“The Nigerian Army is committed and determined to protecting life and property of all Nigerians, use this medium to thank the good Samaritan for providing the information that resulted in the successful raid operation,” part of the statement read.
Col Sagir reiterated the commitment of the Nigerian Army in support with other security agencies to checkmate terrorism, banditry and other assorted crimes in Nigeria.