Troops neutralize Four Bandits in Kaduna


Troops of Operation Forest Sanity have neutralized four bandits during clearance operations in identified hideouts around Tsohon Gayan, in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

The State Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan made this known via a statement on Sunday, November 27, 2022.

The statement read:

“The troops made contact and pursued the fleeing bandits. Two bandits were neutralized during the engagement, while credible human intelligence sources revealed that two others died from gunshot wounds.

“Credible sources in the general area reported that two of the four neutralized have been identified as Dogo Mallam and Bello Mallam.

“The troops recovered one AK47 rifle, one magazine with 22 rounds of ammunition and one motorcycle.

“Governor Nasir El-Rufai expressed satisfaction at the report, and praised the troops for their resilience and courage in the latest success.”

Aruwan added that clearance operations will continue in the general area and other locations.