4 Suspected Bandits Killed By Troop, Weapons Recovered

Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, confirmed this in a statement release on Thursday.

“Acting on credible intelligence on the movement of bandits from Kachia area, troops swiftly mobilized to the scene and laid ambush.

“The gallant troops made contact with the bandits and engaged them with superior firepower thereby neutralizing 4 while others escaped with gun shots wounds,” 


One AK 47 rifle and 5 rounds of 9mm with a magazine were said to have been recovered from the bandits.

The operation, which was carried out on September 2, is in continuation of the “sustained offensive against armed bandits and other criminal elements in the country.”

The suspected bandits were killed at Jeka Da Rabi area along Kaduna-Abuja expressway in Kaduna State.

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