The Police Command in Katsina State have murdered a bandit and have recovered one Ak-47 riffle with two rounds of live ammunition.
Spokesman of the State Police Command, SP Isah Gambo, who made this disclosure in a statement on Tuesday, March 9, stated that the bandit was shot dead during a gun duel with the police along Runka to Baure road.
“Today, 9/03/2021 at about 12:30hrs, Police patrol team attached to Safana Division while on routine patrol along Runka to Baure axis, exactly after Garin Tambari before reaching Illela Village had an encounter with bandits numbering about five, armed with Ak-47 riffles,” Gambo stated.
“The team engaged the hoodlums in a fierce gun duel as a result of which one of the bandits was neutralized and his Ak-47 riffle with 2 rounds of 7.62mm live ammunition were recovered. Investigation is ongoing.”