Kaduna: Troops neutralize two bandits in Birnin Gwari
Security operatives have carried out operations against bandits in Birnin Gwari LGA, killing two bandits
A resident in the area, Musa Yakodo told DAILY POST on Thursday, that many bandits have been on the run following successful operations in the LGA.
Recall that bandits’ attacks have been on the increase in the Birni Gwari communities of recent, as farmers allegedly pay ransom to the criminals before they access their farmlands.
Confirming the killing of bandits by security operatives, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, Kaduna Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, said troops of Operation Forest Sanity made further gains as they continued fighting patrols and clearance operations in the Birnin Gwari area.
He said the troops made contact with the bandits at Farin Ruwa and neutralized two bandits in the encounter.
He said the criminal elements were forced to withdraw under the troops’ superior firepower.
“The Kaduna State Government received the development with satisfaction and commended the troops for another successful round of operations.” He said