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Police Neutralize Suspected Terrorist-Bandit, Recover 60 Rustled Sheep in Katsina

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By Abubakar Adamu

The Katsina State Command of Nigeria Police has neutralized a suspected notorious terrorist-bandit and recovered Sixty suspected rustled sheep in Kogoro Village, via Daddara, Jibia LGA.

ASP Abubakar Sadiq Aliyu, Police Public Relations Officer, Katsina State Command made the disclosure in a statement.

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He said on the 15th of August, 2023, at about 0009 hrs, the command received a distress call that bandits in their numbers, armed with dangerous weapons such as AK 47 rifles and shooting sporadically, invaded Korogo village via Daddara, Jibia LGA, and rustled sixty (60) sheep.

Armed Recovered
Armed Recovered

He explained that upon receipt of the report, unhesitatingly, the DPO Jibia mobilized a team of Police operatives to the scene and engaged the bandits in a fierce gun duel, as a result of which they were forced to abandon their heinous mission and scamper into the nearby bush.

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“While combing the scene, the body of one (1) neutralized suspected bandit, sixty (60) rustled sheep, as well as one AK 47 rifle with one hundred and ten (110) rounds of 7.62mm live ammunition, were recovered.”

He noted that the investigation is ongoing.

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