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Four bandits killed as Police nab suspected female gun-runner in Kaduna



Security operatives have killed four suspected bandits and apprehended a lady a supplier of arms to the terrorists in Kaduna.

A team effort of the operatives of the Special Tactical Squad Force Headquarters, Abuja with the Kaduna State Police Command led to the death of four suspected terrorists and arrested a woman suspected to be an arms supplier to the bandits.

Police spokesman Muhammad Jalige, in a statement yesterday said the troops also recovered AK49 and AK47 rifles with magazine, 134 live ammunition, and one operational vehicle after overpowering the bandits.

On 15th June 2022 at about 0650hrs while on the trail of suspected armed bandits, the operatives intercepted their target along Saminaka-Jos Expressway in a Sharon vehicle driven by one James Dawim, 31, of Vom town, Jos South LGA Plateau State.

The suspected bandits on sensing an unavoidable danger posed in their way to deliver some dangerous weapons to their cohorts, immediately engaged the operatives, firing. However, the operatives with tactical precision were able to terminally injure four suspects.

“The injured suspects were evacuated to Barau Dikko Teaching Hospital Kaduna where they were pronounced dead by a medical doctor.

The operation led to the arrest of a female accomplice, who, during the course of investigation, confessed to be supplying arms and ammunition to bandits within Kaduna State.

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