Operatives of the Nigeria Police Pressure in Kaduna State engaged bandit terrorists in a fierce gun battle over the weekend, killing two within the course of.
The State Police Command confirmed this in an announcement made accessible to newsmen on Sunday by its spokesman, DSP Muhammed Jalige.
Jalige stated the command was knowledgeable of a kidnapping incident at Timburku village, Galadimawa ward of Giwa Native Authorities Space and acted swiftly to rescue the victims.
The assertion stated: “Upon receipt of a report by way of the DPO Kidandan on Saturday, July 23, 2022 at about 0800hrs that some bandits have kidnapped an unspecified variety of farmers engaged on their farms at Timburku village, Galadimawa Ward of Giwa LGA, the Commissioner of Police, CP Yekini Ayoku, instantly directed the mobilisation of the close by detachment of Police Operation Restore Peace (hitherto codenamed as Operation Puff Adder II) to the realm.”
Jalige defined additional that the skilled group of Policemen mobilized to the scene prevailed over the terrorists regardless of resistance.
Two of the bandits in line with the command had been killed whereas the operatives additionally recovered one AK47 rifle loaded with two rounds of dwell ammunition, one bike and a machete whereas the kidnapped farmers had been rescued unharmed.
The assertion stated: “It’s germane to reiterate that this operational breakthrough couldn’t have been achieved with out the well timed report/info by the residents and naturally swift response from the Police.
“The Commissioner of Police, subsequently, as soon as once more enjoins most of the people to at all times confide within the Police and different sister safety companies to promptly report any misery scenario as he assures them of speedy and efficient response.”
Jalige stated the command has furthered its investigation into the incident and has since instituted surveillance and patrol to forestall any additional incidents as normalcy is restored within the affected space.
“The populace is as properly enjoined to offer info on any particular person or group who’re discovered nursing bullet wounds,” he added.