A 20-year-old suspected bandit has been arrested by Operatives of Operation Restore Peace at Galadimawa community in Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
The suspect, Yusuf Monore, was arrested in possession of two AK- 47/49 rifles, five rounds of live 7.62 X 39mm ammunition, and handsets.
According to the State Police Spokesperson, DSP Mohammed Jalige, the Operatives, acting on credible intelligence, dislodged an identified kidnapper’s den at Galadimawa forest, engaging the bandits in a fierce gun duel. Other bandits escaped to the forest with various injuries while the suspect was arrested.
The suspect is undergoing interrogation.
Meanwhile, the State Commissioner of Police, CP Yekini Ayoku, while commending the gallantry exhibited by the Officers who partook in the operation, has assured of deepening the existing robust synergy and collaborative engagement between the security forces in the State.
He also assured that the Police remain resolute and focused on exterminating the enemies of the nation’s collective security.