Police Repels Bandits On Kaduna-Abuja Highway, Rescue Chinese, Others

Police Repels Bandits On Kaduna-Abuja Highway, Rescue Chinese, Others

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*bandits abandon 8 motorcycles

By JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON

 The reinvigorated synergy between the security forces in Kaduna State has recorded another success on Tuesday June  7, 2022 at about 0753hrs  as the Joint Police/Military team of Operation Puff Adder and Operation Thunder Strike intercepted a group of  armed Bandits while on their odious  mission at Sabon Sara village attempting to gain access to the Kaduna-Abuja Highway.

A statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Muhammed Jalige, said that  the operatives observed the suspicious movement of armed bandits  and courageously took the battle to them where severe exchange  of fire ensued as the bandits scampered for safety  and that resulted to rescue of a kidnapped Chinese  expatriate and two others, abandoning eight (8) of their operational motorcycles.

The victims have been conveyed to a Hospital for medical attention  while recovered exhibits are being analyzed investigation is in progress, while efforts are on with a view to arresting the injured bandits.

In view of the above success, the Commissioner of Police Kaduna Command CP Yekini A. Ayoku psc(+) mni applauded the renewed commitment and synergy between the Police and other sister security agencies and  encourage officers at all level to sustain same for the interest of public safety and security of lives and property of citizens.

The Command is equally called on the nearby communities and beyond to report any person seen nursing a suspected Gun injury to the nearest security formation as quick action will be taken.

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