Therefore Zamfara State Police Command has repelled an attack on Yarkala village in Rawayya District of Bungudu Local Government Area by suspected armed bandits.
In a statement signed by the police spokesperson Mohammed Shehu an AK 47 Rifle and a Magazine containing 10 Rounds of live ammunition was recovered from the bandits.
“On 8th April, 2021 Police operatives attached to Operation Puff Adder deployed to Rawayya – Yarkala axis were alerted about the presence of a large number of armed bandits who were moving to Yarkala village on an attack mission. On receiving the distress, the operatives quickly mobilised and dislodged the bandits; as a result, they fled back to the forest with possible gunshot wounds.
“In the course of mopping up the scene, an AK 47 Rifle with breech no. 1983NI2328 and a Magazine containing 10 Rounds of live ammunition belonging to one of the fleeing bandits was recovered and is now in Police custody,” the statement read in part.
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