A joint team of security operatives has killed eight suspected bandits in Safana Local Government Area of Katsina State as confirmed by SP Gambo Isah, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in a statement issued to newsmen on Monday in Katsina.
Isah said, “On the 26 and 28 Feb., Police in collaboration with the Army, jointly raided bandits’ camps behind Guzurawa and Garin-Gambo villages, notorious bandits enclaves, all in Safana Local Government Area of Katsina.
“The operation was successful as the team neutralised eight bandits, burnt nine motorcycles, and recovered one AK 47 rifle with five rounds of 7.62mm ammunition.”
The PPRO also said the police foiled bandits attacks on Zango village, Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina.
He said, “The team had a fierce gun duel with the hoodlums and overpowered them.
“Consequently, the bandits fled and abandoned one AK 49 rifle with three magazines.”