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Police neutralize 2 bandits along Gusau-Tsafe road

The 2 neutralized bandits and their motorcycle. Photo: Abdulrazak Kaura

Police Special Forces deployed along Gusau – Tsafe – Funtua Road neutralized 2 bandits who attempted to attack some communities in the area on Wednesday.

During a press briefing, the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, of the Zamfara State Police Command, SP Mohammed Shehu, said, the Special Forces acted on an intelligence report about the movement of the bandits.

He said the bandits were sighted on 7 Motorcycles carrying sophisticated weapons moving to attack communities, block the road and kidnap innocent commuters and proceed to their enclaves at Mutu Forest under Tsafe local government.

Items recovered from the bandits after a gun battle include 22 rounds of live ammunition, an Operational Motorcycle and 2 Tecno handset.

The PPRO said, Zamfara Police appreciated the people of the state for their unalloyed collaboration and synergy with the security agencies and urged them to sustain the tempo.

Reporting by Abdulrazak Kaura; Editing by Abdullahi Lamino