From Ahmad Mohammed Bauchi
Bauchi State Police Command has killed two armed robbery suspects , destroyed kidnappers camp and recovered arms in Alkaleri local government Area of the State, In its ongoing onslaught against crime and criminality in the State,
This was contained in a statement distributed to newsmen yesterday in Bauchi by Police Public Relations Officer DSP Kamal Datti Abubakar , He said “.On 24/09/2019 based on credible intelligence, the Command tactical team attached to Operation Puff Adder in collaboration with Danga security volunteers trailed some suspected kidnapping/armed robbery suspects to their camp in Gali forest, Alkaleri LGA, Bauchi State,On sighting the Police team, the suspects engaged them in a gun duel but were successfully overpowered by the superior firepower of the Police and two of the suspects were gunned down while the rest were believed to have escaped with bullets wounds. The suspects were then taken to Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Teaching Hospital for treatment but were later certified dead by medical doctor”.
Kamal said Police recovered four exhibits during the operation include,Two (2) AK-47 rifles, Eleven (11) rounds of live ammunition, Four (4) motorcycle.
He said “The case is under investigation. Meanwhile, no causality recorded from the Police team or any of the volunteers/members of the public and effort is on top gear to arrest the fleeing suspects”.
Kamal said the Command will not rest on its oars in the ongoing operation to rid the State of all forms of crimes and criminality and appeals for more support from the public by providing useful information to the Police and other security agencies on criminals and criminal hideouts in the state.