The Nigerian Police Force said it has killed nine notorious bandits on Abuja-kaduna Expressway
Abuja-Kaduna Expressway bandits- As part of the activities to tackle the menace of kidnapping and other crimes along Abuja-Kaduna expressway, the Nigerian Police Force said it has killed nine notorious criminals.
Also, Police operatives attached to Operation ‘Puff Adder’ deployed to the area have recovered six AK47 rifles, one Pump Action Gun, 1,206 rounds Of Ak47 ammunition, seven magazines, 28 cartridges and 158 expended shells.
Force PRO, Frank Mba said “the recovery followed a serious exchange of gun fire encounter, between the police operatives and a heavily armed notorious criminal gang at the Akilbu Forest, off Abuja-Kaduna expressway , which resulted in the death of nine members of the bandits while two escaped with gunshot wounds. One of the police operatives however sustained gunshot wound and he is presently receiving treatment in a hospital. Effort is being intensified to arrest the fleeing members of the gang”.
“While expressing satisfaction with the successes recorded so far in the fight against kidnapping and other heinous crimes across the country, the Inspector General Police, Ag. IGP Mohammed Adamu reiterates his call for support by the public to the Police and other sister agencies, as he gives the assurance that the war against armed bandits will soon be won.”