Armed bandits along Birnin-Gwari-Kaduna Highway, on Tuesday evening ambushed a Police vehicle on routine patrol, killing three personnel and burning down their vehicle.
According to a statement by Ibrahim Abubakar Nagwari, the chairman, Birnin-Gwari Vanguards for Security and Good Governance, the incident occurred near Labi village territory under Birnin-Gwari local government area.
The statement read: “On behalf of entire people of Birnin-Gwari and our association Birnin-Gwari Vanguards for Security and Good Governance, we extend our heartfelt condolences to the their families and the Nigerian Police Force for this irreparable loss.
“We equally like to commend all security agencies for the difficult task of uprooting acts of terrorism, armed banditry and Kidnappings along Birnin-Gwari-Kaduna highways as well as Birnin-Gwari-Funtua road and indeed the Kamuku Forest.
“We are calling of all peace loving people of Birnin-Gwari to volunteer in assisting security agencies to unmasked all evil elements across our territory and also give accurate information on all hideouts of this criminals,” he stated.