Connect with us

Defence/Security

Banditry: Troops eliminate 6, nab 18 informants, including village head

Published

on

Bandits

Abuja, April 22, 2019 Troops eliminated six bandits in various clearance operations in Zamfara villages and arrested 18 of their informants, including a village head.

The Acting Director Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa, confirmed this in a statement on Monday.

Musa said that the operations in which the bandits were neutralised took place on Saturday in Kirsa and Sunke villages in Anka Local Government Area as well as in Doka and Mutu villages in Gusau Local Government Area of the state.

He added that two AK 47 rifles, two dane guns, five motorcycles, and two machetes were recovered from the suspects.

Musa quoted Maj.-Gen. Hakeem Otiki, the Force Commander, Operation Harbin Kunama III, as restating the resolve of troops to tackle banditry and other forms of criminality in Zamfara and surrounding states.

Load more

Contact US: editor[at]nnn.com.ng, nnnnews247[at]gmail.com

Recent Posts

February 2020
MTWTFSS
« Jan
12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
242526272829

NNN News Nigeria: NNN is an online Nigeria news portal that publishes breaking news in politics, business, entertainment, sport, security, features, opinion, environment, education, technology, and the world news at large. NNN publishes only news that is factual, credible, verifiable, authoritative and investigative. NNN is a media subscriber of the News Agency of Nigeria. NNN is a unique media organization that is founded in the spirit of Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, comprising of ordinary people with an overriding commitment to seeking the truth and publishing it without fear or favor. Contact: editor[at]nnn.com.ng

© 2014 - 2019 NNN News Nigeria. All Rights Reserved.