In continuation of the clearance operations against suspected livestock rustlers, armed bandits and other criminal elements in its area of operations, units of 1 Division Nigerian Army have Friday cleared livestock rustlers and armed bandits camp in Kaduna State and arrested an electric cable vandal in Katsina State.Graphic photos:
Based on information received from the vigilante group in Anchau, Kubau Local Government Area (LGA), Kaduna State on the activities of some notorious armed bandits and kidnappers around ‘Yar-doka village, in the same LGA, troops of 11 Field Engineer Regiment, 1 Division Nigerian Army carried out raid operations in the area. During the operation, they killed 3 armed bandits and kidnappers, while others escaped with gun shot wounds. The troops recovered 15 Dane guns, 6 locally fabricated pistols, 1 Torchlight pistol, 3 empty cartridge cases and 52 empty shells of 7.62mm (Special) ammunition.
Similarly, following a tip off from some well meaning and patriotic citizens on the activities of a suspected electric cable vandal named Nazir Kazeem of Dankama village, Kaita LGA, Katsina State, troops stormed the area and arrested the suspect on the act, while 2 of his accomplices escaped.
Saturday, 24 September 2016