The Commissioner of Police, Kaduna State Command, CP Mudassiru Abdullahi on Monday November 9, 2021, while on your of Kaduna-Abuja Highway, led officers and men in chasing a large number of bandits bent on kidnaping committees.
This was disclosed in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Muhammed Jalige, made available to our correspondent on Tuesday November 10.
“On 9th November, 2021 at about 1945hrs, the Commissioner of Police Kaduna Command CP Mudassiru Abdullahi psc (+) while on tour of duty along Kaduna-Abuja road intercepted a large group of marauding armed bandits on a heinous mission around Alheri Camp.
“The CP gallantly led his officers and men chased the Bandits into the forest with tactical fire power as a result of which they escaped into the forest with bullets wounds,” it said.
According to the statement, the precision exhibited by the officers during the encounter is exemplary and serve as a morale booster for other operatives to emulate in their unrelenting effort to restore public confidence in line with the mandate of Inspector General of Police IGP Alkali Baba Usman.
The CP thereafter charged officers manning various nipping points along the highway to be ruthless on the bandits so as to change the security profile of the road for better.
The CP also called on adjoining communities to report any person found with suspected gunshot wound to the nearest Police formation.