Police in Katsina State on Wednesday repelled a bandits’ attack at Dangeza village, Batsari Local Government Area, during which four gunmen were killed.
This was contained in a statement issued by the police spokesman in the state, SP Isah Gambo.
The statement indicated that at about 4:30 pm on Wednesday, the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Batsari led a team of Police personnel to the village in Batsari and successfully repelled bandits on heinous mission.
“The doggedness, uncommon courage and tactical operational strategy adopted by the Police officers made the bandits to flee into the forest with varying degree of bullets wounds.
“In the course of profiling the scene, 4 bandits were neutralized and 3 of their motorcycles were recovered,” he said.
SP Isah then urged members of the public to cooperate with security agencies working at the frontline areas by giving them credible information on bandits and their collaborators, especially those supplying them with arms and ammunition, informants and other essential commodities.
He assured members of the public that the Police would remain resolute and committed in the ongoing fight against recalcitrant bandits “until they are arrested and dealt with according to the extant laws of the land”.