Zamfara Police Eliminate Scores of Bandits on Gusau-Sokoto Highway
Today being Sunday 13th June, 2021, the Zamfara State Police Command has Succeeded in repelling an Armed Robbery attack by large number of suspected armed bandits along Gusau – Sokoto Road, near Dogon Karfe in Bakura LGA. The attack which was planned to robb innocent commuters of their valuables was gallantly foiled by Police Tactical operatives deployed to safeguard the road against any invasion by criminal elements.
At the end of the gun battle that lasted for hours, many bandits were fatally injured with some of them believed to have escaped with gun injuries. They however managed to evacuate the corpses due to their large number that was believed to be around 200.
The road is now cleared for motorists and other road users with rigorous confidence building patrol being intensfied to avert further road blockage elsewhere. However, bush combing of the sarrounding forest is being conducted by combined Police Tactical operatives including Police Special Forces.
The Commitment of Zamfara State Police Command to safeguard the lives and properties of the citizens remains unwavering and
SP Mohammed Shehu ANIPR,
For:- Commissioner of Police,
Zamfara State Command,