By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON
The operatives of Kaduna Police Command in collaboration with Nigerian Army and Navy had on 11th April, 2022 at about 1600hrs acted on information that some elements with sophisticated weapons suspected to be bandits have invaded Akwando Village in Kachia LGA to cause their usual carnage.
This was contained in a statement Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Mohammed Jalige.
It said that on getting the information, the combined team of the operatives immediately moved to the location to prevent the criminals from carrying out their nefarious mission.
“The criminal elements on sighting the operatives, started firing which the operatives returned fire with tactic and precision and succeeded in neutralizing one bandit and recovering from him an Ak47 rifle loaded with seventeen (17) rounds of live ammunition while the remaining bandits fled with bullet wounds.
“The corpse has been deposited at Kachia General Hospital as investigation and rigorous patrol is ongoing with a view to apprehending the fleeing bandits to face the full glare of law,” it said.
The statement said that meanwhile, normalcy has since been restored to the affected community while information from general public regarding suspected gun injury will be highly appreciated and will be treated with absolute confidentiality.