Security agencies foil kidnap attempt, kill bandit along Kaduna Highway | Dailytrust

Security agencies foil kidnap attempt, kill bandit along Kaduna Highway

The combined team of the Police Operation Puff Adder and that of the Nigerian army Operation Thunder Strike foiled a kidnap attempt by suspected bandits killing one of them along the Kaduna–Abuja highway on Sunday.

The State Police Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Muhammed Jalige said in a statement issued that the armed bandits were intercepted at the area where an exchange of fire ensued.

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As a result, the forces succeeded which led the gunmen to retreat into the forest while one bandit was neutralized.

Jalige said, “Upon the search of the general area, an AK47 rifle and nine (9) bandits’ operational motorcycles were recovered while the high spirited operatives are not resting on their oars in ensuring the safety of motorists and other legitimate road users.”

The statement said the State Commissioner of Police, Yekini Ayoku, was highly elated with the commitment and gallantry exhibited by the combined team and assured them that their sacrifices towards ensuring public safety will not go unrewarded.

He said the injured criminal elements will be hibernating around the nearby communities to access healthcare services, the CP, therefore, called on the general public to report any person or group nursing gunshot wound to the nearest security formation as he assured them of prompt response at all times.

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