An armed bandit, said to be a member of an armed syndicate terrorising residents of Kaduna State has been gunned down dead.
The bandit who’s identity was unknown, was killed during a gun battle with security operatives around Kasarami village on Kaduna-Abuja highway, in the wee hours of Thursday September 16.
An eyewitness told Daily Trust that two civilians were killed while a security vehicle was destroyed by the bandits during the shoot out. The youth leader said;
“A bandit was killed by security forces during the attack.
“A driver and his conductor who were travelling during the incident, were also killed.”
The State Police Command Public Relations Officer, ASP Jalige Mohammed confirmed the incident, saying security forces foiled the attack and a bandit was neutralised while two travellers died.