By Zubairu Idris
A combined team of security operatives has neutralised eight suspected bandits in Safana Local Government Area of Katsina State.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Gambo Isah, made this disclosure in a statement issued to newsmen on Monday in Katsina.
“On the 26 and 28 Feb., Police in collaboration with the Army, jointly raided bandits’ camps behind Guzurawa and Garin-Gambo villages, notorious bandits enclaves, all in Safana Local Government Area of Katsina .
“The operation was successful as the team neutralised eight bandits, burnt nine motorcycles, and recovered one AK 47 rifle with five rounds of 7.62mm ammunition,” he said.
The PPRO also said the police foiled bandits attacks on Zango village, Kankara Local Government Area of the state.
According to him, the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in Kankara and his team responded to a distress call that bandits in their numbers, attacked the community shooting sporadically.
Source: News Agency of Nigeria