Zamfara Banditry: Police kill 3, recover sophisticated weapons
Written by Samson Ojeniran on May 9, 2023
The Police in Zamfara State have killed three terrorists after a gun duel at different communities in Tsafe and Bakura Local Government Areas of the state.
The Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Bunu said this during his maiden Press Briefing at the Police Command Headquarters in Gusau, Zamfara State.
The newly posted Commissioner of Police to Zamfara State, CP Mohammed Bunu, expressed the readiness of the command to collaborate with traditional rulers, religious leaders, and other security agencies, to tackle the security challenges facing the state.
Bunu told journalists during his maiden Press Briefing, that operatives of the Anti-violence Squad, had neutralized two terrorists, and recovered one AK-49 and Pump Action Gun, after engaging in a gun duel with the terrorists, while others escaped with gunshot wounds, at Gidan Giye in Tsafe Local Government Area of the state.
He added that on 4th May, at about 2:10 pm, Police Tactical Operatives killed one terrorist and recovered high calibre rifle with magazines, when they engaged with terrorists, who were attempting to attack one Abdullahi Na’ibid of Yardadi Village, in Bakura Local Government Area of Zamfara State, Northwest, Nigeria.
The CP commended media practitioners for their contributions to the successes recorded in the ongoing fight against terrorists and urged them to continue to exhibit professionalism in their reportage of security issues, towards promoting peace in the state.