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Security forces destroy bandits camps in Niger, Kaduna

By Aysha Jega Operatives of the Nigerian Police Force and the Nigerian Army Guards Brigade have arrested six bandits and destroyed their camps in Kaduna…

By Aysha Jega

Operatives of the Nigerian Police Force and the Nigerian Army Guards Brigade have arrested six bandits and destroyed their camps in Kaduna and Niger States.

In a statement on Friday, the FCT Police Command spokesperson, Josephine Adeh, said during the operations, the security operatives also destroyed identified camps of bandits.

Adeh said the operatives apprehended the bandits in Gidan Dogo and Jerei forests, located in Kaduna and Niger States respectively, all bordering FCT.

They confessed to involvement in kidnappings in FCT and its environs, according to Adeh.

The suspects are: Inusa Musa, Isiya Adamu, Kare Gambo, Aminu Musa, and Muhammed Ibrahim.

The statement read: “In the continued effort and stride against criminality in the Federal Capital Territory, the operatives of the FCT police command from the anti-kidnapping unit, in synergy with troops of the Nigerian Army Guards brigade, conducted clearance operations in some identified bandits camps in Kaduna and Niger states, respectively, all bordering FCT.

“The security operatives, in a streak of well-coordinated operations between June 30 and July 4, 2024, stormed some identified bandits camps in Gidan Dogo and Jerei forests, Kaduna State, and Niger State, all bordering FCT, and apprehended six (6) suspects: Inusa Musa, Isiya Adamu, Kare Gambo, Aminu Musa, and Muhammed Ibrahim, who voluntarily confessed to having been involved in a string of kidnappings in FCT and its environs.

“While the operatives are still navigating the identified bandit camps and hideouts in the forests and hills in and around FCT, the commissioner of police FCT, CP Benneth C. Igweh, psc, mni, reaffirms the command’s steadfast commitment to ensuring the security and safety of residents of the nation’s capital.

“He also urges the residents to be vigilant and take advantage of the police emergency lines in reporting suspicious activities through: 08032003913, 08028940883, 08061581938, and 07057337653 PCB: 09022222352, CRU: 08107314192.”

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