The Police in Zamfara have killed ten bandits who stormed a neighborhood to attack innocent persons.
In its continued onslaught against the activities of recalcitrant bandits and other criminal elements in the State.
Spokesman of the Command, SP Mohammed Shehu, said, that on Monday at about 11pm in the night, Police Tactical operatives deployed to Mada axis in a Joint operations with the Vigilante group of HAYIN DAUDU Village and environ in MADA District of Gusau LGA, responded to a distress call received from the Village that, armed bandits in their large number stormed the area with intent to attack the innocent people of the village.
The bandits who were armed with sophisticated weapons heavily engaged to a gun duel by the joint Police /Vigilante operatives, as a result of the encounter, Ten bandits were neutralised while others escaped with a possible gun shot wounds.
Normalcy was restored in the area with rigorous confidence building patrol being intensfied to forestall further attack on the communities.
The Commissioner of Police commended the collaborative efforts of the Vigilante and other partners in crime fighting for their resilience and urged them to sustain the tempo.