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Troops waste 6 bandits terrorising Kogi

By News Express on 24/04/2018

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•Army Spokesman, Brig.-Gen Texas Chukwu
•Army Spokesman, Brig.-Gen Texas Chukwu

Troops of Headquarters Command Army Records in conjunction with those on operation TOTAL FREEDOM while on clearance operation at Kpanche, Bereko and Ozugbe villages Bassa Local Government Area of Kogi State, encountered bandits responsible for terrorising the areas.

“Six of the suspected bandits were neutralised during the encounter while others fled following the superior fire power of the troops,” Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Texas Chukwu, said in a statement.

He named items recovered to include:

a. Two AK 47 rifles with five magazines.

b. 25 rounds of ammunition.

c. One G3 rifle with one magazine.

d. 188 rounds of ammunition.

e. Two locally made guns.

“The fleeing residents have been reassured of their safety and advised them not to panic but report any suspicious activities or movements to the law enforcement agents,”Chukwu said.

Source News Express

Posted 24/04/2018 12:47:55 PM


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