The Police Command in Kaduna state has said its officers arrested a suspected bandit and recovered an AK-47 rifle in the Kudaru forest of Saminaka, Lere local government area of the state.
ASP Mohammed Jalige, the Command’s public relations officer, revealed this in a statement in Kaduna on Saturday.
Jalige explained that on Friday at approximately 7:45 a.m., officers intercepted a green Volkswagen Golf vehicle with registration number KAG 142 AA, which was heading towards Kaduna while conducting a routine patrol through the Kudaru forest. in Saminaka.
The police rescue the kidnapped victim, recover two AK47 rifles in Kogi According to him, the operatives noticed the suspicious disposition of the occupants of said vehicle and tried to stop them, but they instantly parked at a distance and went into the forest.
He said: “However, the policemen involved them in a shooting and managed to arrest a suspect, and when the vehicle was searched, a hidden AK47 rifle was found in an attempt to escape the eagle eyes of security forces along the way. along the route. “
Jalige revealed that the suspect is currently undergoing a thorough investigation and is providing useful information to the police.
According to him, efforts are underway to capture gang members fleeing to face the full wrath of the law.
He reported that the state Police Commissioner, CP Umar Muri, assured the public that the command would do everything possible to ensure that the gang members were evicted and their operational weapons recovered.
Jalige instructed the officers and men of the command to be vigilant at all times to effectively monitor their areas of responsibility.
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