Breaking: Police raid bandits’ camp in Safana, kill 1 in gun battle
The police in Katsina State attached to ‘Operation Puff Adder’ has succeeded in raiding one of the bandits’ camps at Illella village, Safana LGA of Katsina State.
This is contained in a statement signed by the Commissioner of Police, Katsina State Command, CP Sanusi Buba and made available to newsmen.
According to him, “Today being 30/05/2019 at about 13:00hrs, based on a tip-off, “Operation Puff Adder” led by Divisional Police Officer, Batsari Division, raided one of the bandits’ camps at Illella village, Safana LGA of Katsina state.
“After a fierce gun duel, the team succeeded in dislodging the hoodlums from their enclaves as a result of which one of the hoodlums was killed during the shootout, while one was arrested alive and the rest took to their heels into the forest.
“The team recovered one Ak 47 rifle with Breach No.1986RG8604 and four (4) Motorcycles from the bandits.”