Police killed Bandit in Kaduna, recovers his Ak-49

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By Gabriel Udeh, Kaduna

Apparently in line with the shot at sight order, Kaduna police command said it has killed a Marauding bandit with AK-49.
The command made the revelation on Thursday night in kaduna in a release signed by the command spokesman ASP Muhammed Jalige.

Police stated that the bandit was killed during a gun duel and his AK-49 assault weapon with two (2) rounds of 7.2mm live ammunition was recovered.

The command also stated that some of the bandits fled into the forest with varying degrees of bullets wounds, alerting the nearest communities to report anyone person found with bullet injuries. “On 11th March 2021, at about 1230hrs the Operatives of Kaduna Police Command, while on routine patrol along Kaya Road Patika District, Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State, intercepted some groups of armed bandits on a heinous mission”, it stated.

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Police stated that the bandits were engaged in a fierce gun battle and successfully repelled them, adding that “In the process of the said duel one bandit was neutralized and his AK-49 assault weapon with two (2) rounds of 7.2mm live ammunition recovered.

“The doggedness, uncommon courage and tactical operational strategy adopted by the Operatives made the bandits to flee into the forest with varying degrees of bullets wounds. “However the corpse of the neutralized bandit has been deposited at ABU Teaching Hospital, Shika while manhunt for the fleeing bandits is being intensified.

“The Command is calling on members of the Communities within the said axis to be watchful and report any suspicious person(s) with injuries to the nearest Police formation”, it stated.

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