The armed bandits according to the police spokesperson in the state, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, attacked some villages around in Nasko and other communities in Magama Local Goverment .
“Tactical teams of the Command sent for reinforcement to the area and military personnel with the vigilante engaged the bandits in a fierce gun battle along Ibeto cattle route which lasted for about two hours, while the hoodlums were trying to escape with the cattle” .
added DSP Wasiu
“items recovered at the scene include: -One AK-47 magazine with 30 rounds of live ammunition, 7 handsets, and 1 Honda motorcycle”.
The Commissioner of Police, Niger State Command ,CP Monday Bala Kuryas, has further reiterates the commitment of the Command to rid the state of banditry activities and other criminality as he solicits for cooperation and support of People in the state towards ensuring a crime free society.
Police neutralises gangs of bandits in Niger State