By Lazarus Zakaa, Abuja
Troops of Operation KATSINA under Operation ACCORD on 5th of June 2020 intercepted a Bandits’ Gun-runner and Logistics supplier, neutralised armed in Zamfara State.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj. Gen John Enenche
disclosed this in a statement released to newsmen in Abuja.
The Coordinator also listed Items recovered include 496 rounds of 7.62mm ammunition and one Bajaj Motorcycle in Mararraba Maigora in Faskari LGA.
“Similarly, in a cordon and search Operation at Yauyau and Zandam villages troops neutralized three (3) Bandits and captured four (4)
” Items recovered include 7 Dane guns, 3 mobile phones and two Motorcycles. Those captured are in custody for interrogations.”
“Furthermore, on 6 June 2020 troops engaged fleeing bandits along Dunya- Dangeza road and recovered 2 Dane guns and 4 Motorcycles.”
“Additionally, troops destroyed the Daban Jabi camp of a notorious Bandit Leader known as Dan Jangeru.”
“Also at Warnu village 2 bandits were neutralized while others escaped with gunshot wounds, one AK 47 rifle was recovered in the process.”
The Military High Command congratulates Operation HADARIN DAJI and Air Component of Operation ACCORD, for their dexterity.
While the general public is requested to continue to provide timely and credible information that would assist in eliminating bandits and other criminal elements in the Country.