Police crack team neutralizes two bandits in Kuriga, Chikun LGA.


In an act of bravery and operational skill, the mobile police team recently deployed to Kuriga in Chikun LGA, by the Inspector General of Police, IGP Kayode Egbetokun, neutralized two bandits in the general area on Friday.

The gallant police operatives also recovered arms and ammunition from the bandits in the course of a gun duel.

In the operational feedback to the Kaduna State Government, it was revealed that the operatives responded to distress calls of an attack on farmers by bandits at the outskirts of Kuriga village.

On arrival, the security forces engaged the bandits in a fierce firefight, during which two of the criminals were neutralized. The forces recovered two AK47 rifles and 17 rounds of ammunition from the scene.

Receiving the report, the Governor of Kaduna State, Senator Uba Sani, commended the Kaduna State Commissioner of Police, CP Ali Audu Dabigi, as well as his officers and men, for their swift response and the successful intervention which led to two bandits neutralized.

The Governor urged the personnel and other security forces in the general area to sustain pursuit of the criminal elements and ensure their total dislodgement.

Samuel Aruwan
Overseeing Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna State

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