Four police killed in battle with bandits, one missing — Police

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Four police killed in battle with bandits, one missing — Police

By Ibrahim HassanWuyo

Four (4) police officers were killed during an exchange of gunfire between the Police and bandits along the Birnin-Gwari- Funtua Highway on Friday, 15th January 2021, while an officer is still missing.

This was contained in a statement signed by CP Frank Mba,

Force public relations officer, made available to journalists on Sunday evening.

The statement, however, added that the Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni has commended the police officers attached to Police Mobile Force – 9 PMF Squadron, Kano for displaying uncommon gallantry and repelling the attack on their convoy by bandits numbering about hundred along the Birnin-Gwari Funtua Highway on Friday, 15th January 2021 on their way back to their base in Kano after the completion of their special duty.

It stated that the officers were personnel attached to Operation Puff Adder and deployed to Niger State in the sustained operation to reclaim public space and tackle incidents of…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper