Thursday, February 18, 2021

Police kill bandit, rescue 2 kidnap victims in Kaduna


Rayyan Alhassan
Rayyan Alhassan
Rayyan Alhassan is a 30-year-old graduate of Journalism and Mass Communication at Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana. He is the acting Managing Editor at the Daily Nigerian newspaper, a position he has held for the past 3 years. He can be reached via [email protected], or, or @Rayyan88 on Twitter.
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The Kaduna State Police Command says it has neutralised a group of bandits and rescued two victims in Daku village, Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

Onah Sunny, the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Finance Administration of the Command, made the disclosure while briefing newsmen on Thursday in Kaduna.

Mr Sunny said the bandits stormed the village at midnight on Wednesday and kidnapped one Dauda Sani and his brother.

“When the Police was informed about the incident they swung into action and intercepted the bandits and engaged them in a gun battle, neutralized one bandit and rescued Dauda Sani and his brother who is receiving treatment in the hospital.

“Due to our superior fire power the bandit run away and left six of their motorcycles,” he said.

Mr Sunny said other exhibits recovered were two AK 47, 34 live ammunition, three techno phones, rechargeable MP3 torchlight, Charm jacket and N268,000.

He called on residents to always alert the police with timely and credible information to save lives and properties.

“The command remains committed to wiping out all forms of criminality in the state.”


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