Kaduna State Command of the Nigeria Police says its combined team, while acting on credible intelligence, trailed some suspected Armed Bandits to Saminaka Town of Lere LGA whom from reliable source were planning to lunch a deadly attack on law abiding citizens of the state.
This was contained in a statement made available to newsmen by the Command’s Spokesperson ASP Mohammed Jalige in Kaduna.
ASP Mohammed Jalige explained that the bandits, who were well armed and upon sensing the arrival of the operatives, immediately started shooting sporadically at different directions, which resulted in a fierce exchange of fire with the operatives which led to neutralizing two bandits and wounding several others who are now at large.
He maintained that the operation led to the recovery of five AK-47 rifles, one G-3 rifle, seventeen AK-47 rifle magazines, over one thousand rounds of AK-47 live ammunitions, and one golf three vehicle.
ASP Mohammed Jalige pointed out that bodies of the bandits have been recovered and deposited at Barau Dikko Teaching Hospital, while Investigation has since begun and concerted effort is being intensified with a view to getting the injured and other fleeing bandits to face the full wrath of the law.
The statement adds that the command is calling on members of the communities within the said axis to be watchful and report any suspicious person(s) with injuries to the nearest Police formation.