May 19, 2024

May 19, 2024

Security Operatives Foil Kidnap Attempt Along Kaduna-Abuja Highway

…Kill One Bandit


The Kaduna State Police Command on Monday, said a combined team of security operatives foiled a kidnap attempt on Kaduna-Abuja road on Sunday.


According to DSP Mohammed Jalige, in a statement on Monday, the operatives also killed one of the suspected kidnappers.


He said the team of security operatives intercepted armed bandits operating in an area and immediately exchanged gun fire with them, leading to the killing of one of the bandits.



He said other bandits retreated and escaped into the forest, adding that upon a search of the general area, an AK47 rifle and nine (9) bandits’ operational motorcycles were recovered.


He 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, just as he called on the general public to report any person or group nursing gunshot wounds to the nearest security formation.


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