Bandit Attacks

Army Arrest Bandits, Recover AK47 Arms, 190 Rustled Cattle


Army Arrest Bandits, Recover AK47 Arms, 190 Rustled Cattle

The Nigerian Armed Forces have arrested a bandit, killed three others, rescued 150 cows, 40 sheep, and recovered two AK47 rifles during two separate operations carried out on Saturday,

This was revealed by the Defence Headquarters in a statement by the Director, Defence Media Operations, Major General, Musa Danmadami, which was obtained by our correspondent.

He noted that in the early hours of Saturday, April 8, troops of Operation Hadarin Daji conducted offensive operations to the hideout of some bandits’ kingpins at Yartasha and Chabi villages in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State.

Danmadami said, “Troops made contact with the kingpins and their foot soldiers and in an attempt to escape, troops neutralized two bandits, arrested one, while others fled.

Army Arrest Bandits

Army Arrest Bandits

“In another development, on the same day, troops conducted ambush operations on bandits conveying large quantities of rustled animals at Dan Marke village in Kankara LGA, Katsina state.

“The troops, in ambush positions, neutralized one bandit while others fled with gunshot injuries. The troops recovered two AK47 rifles, 150 rustled cattle, 40 rustled sheep amongst other items.”

The military high command further commended the troops, while urging the general public to avail troops with credible and timely information on criminal activities.

Army arrest bandits, recover AK47 arms, 190 rustled cattle.

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