By Tobias Lengnan Dapam
The Nigerian military said its troops of Operation Accord have killed 4 armed bandits at Jeka Da Rabi area along Kaduna-Abuja expressway.
The military said the operation was in continuation of the sustained offensive against armed bandits and other criminal elements in the country.
A statement issued yesterday by Major General, John Enenche, Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Defence Headquarters, said the successful operation took place on 2 September 2020.
“Acting on credible intelligence on the movement of bandits from Kachia area , troops swiftly mobilized to the scene and laid ambush. The gallant troops made contact with the bandits and engaged them with superior firepower thereby neutralizing 4 while others escaped with gun shots wounds.
“Troops also recovered one AK 47 rifle and 5 rounds of 9mm with a magazine. Presently, the gallant troops have continued to dominate the general area with aggressive patrols in search of the fleeing bandits.
“The Military High Command congratulated the troops for their dexterity and encouraged them to intensify the onslaught against the criminal elements in the country.”