Men of the Nigeria Police Force have successfully neutralised the operational bases of the Ansaru Terrorists’ Group and bandits.
During the Police counter-terrorism operations, the Force killed one Haruna Basullube, who was one of the most wanted kidnappers/cattle rustlers in the country and one Bashir Leta, another notorious bandits’ commander while one Mallam Abba, who is a Commander of Boko Haram camp in Kuduru Forest and one Mofa, another notorious kidnapper were critically injured.
Thirteen other officers (made up of 2 SPs, 1 DSP, 4 Inspectors, and 6 Sergeants) including the Pilot and Co-pilot of the Police helicopter, involved in the mop-up operation sustained different degrees of injuries and are currently receiving treatment. At the same time, an inspector, Muhammed Abubakar, died during the fire exchange.
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The Inspector-General of Police Adamu Mohammed condoled with the family, friends, and professional colleagues of the late officer and restated the commitment of the Force to the safety of its personnel and the nation.
Some of the exhibits recovered by the Police during the operation include 11 AK47 rifles, 730 rounds of live AK47 ammunition, 152 rounds of GPMG ammunition in two chains, 13 pairs of military camouflage uniforms, two cartons and 48 sachets of tramadol, four facemasks, phones and other electronic gadgets which are currently subject of forensic investigations.
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The Police have also urged citizens living in and around the Birnin-Gwari axis of Kaduna State to be on the lookout for fleeing bandits, especially those with bullet wounds and report every suspicious behavior to the Police.
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