Nigerian troops neutralize bandits, arrest informants in Katsina

The troops of operation HADARIN DAJI, in the Northwest Nigeria have neutralized bandits, kidnappers and other criminal elements in zone.The Troops arrested criminal informants and collaborators whose activities have been causing setbacks for Nigerian troops’ operations in the zone.

Nigerian Military Authority said a total of 15 armed bandits and 2 armed robbers were neutralized, 13 bandits informants were arrested, 15 motorcycles were recovered, 2 AK 47 rifles recovered, 33 kidnap victims rescued, 66 criminal elements arrested and some vandalized railway sleepers/tracks were recovered.

The Military said operations that led to the rss results were carried out at Gidan Zuma village under Kwatarkwashi District and Bakinwa in Gusau LGA; Matuzgi and Gora Namaye village in Maradun LGA of Zamfara State; and along Gurbi – Shimfida Road in Jibia LGA of Katsina State.

Other significant results were also recorded in; Magam village in Tangaza LGA of Sokoto State, Faskari Town and Batsari/Ruma general area in Batsari LGA and Jibia Town in Jibia LGA of Katsina State.

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