Police Command in Kaduna Kills 3 Armed Robbers, Arrested 14 Others
On Monday, the Kaduna State police command killed three armed robbers and made an arrest of 13 suspected armed robbers that has been robbing people off their possessions along the famous Kaduna-Abuja highway.
Mr Agyole, who is the Kaduna Police Commissioner, told journalists at the Headquarters of the Police while showing off the suspects and the weapons that were recovered.
He made it known that “The police command in Kaduna has recorded a very huge success in the prevention of crimes by our men who are always on patrol. Some armed robbers were caught along Jere, at a particular bush on their way to carry out their nefarious activities.”
“Our men and the armed bandits engaged in a gun battle and in the process four of them were shot, three died on the spot and one sustained a serious bullet wound and was arrested, the Commissioner of Police stated.
Items that were recovered from them are magazines and also military uniform which they always use for the operation.
These are group of young men who are specialists in operating in Kaduna, Abuja, Makurdi and other States. Clothes and other items worth several millions of Naira was recovered from them.
During the stop and search by our men at Birnin Gwari and upon interrogation, AK47 were recovered from some bandits and they confessed to series of armed robbery operations.
“We are doing our very best to make the city safe. One of the worrisome crimes being carried out by youths is the issue of carrying knives and stabbing themselves, this usually caused by influence of drugs.
Areas where these items are being sold have been raided and some items that were recovered are suspected to be Indian hemp.”
The Commissioner of Police, stated that the command has done so much to make sure that Kaduna State is safe for everyone to reside and the crime situation now manageable.