The Kaduna State Government on Sunday confirmed that troops of Operation Forest Sanity have neutralized four bandits during clearance operations in identified hideouts around Tsohon Gayan, Chikun LGA.
Samuel Aruwan Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna State, in a statement, confirmed this, after receiving operational feedback from the troops.
According to him, the troops who pursued some of the fleeing bandits engaged them and killed two bandits while credible human intelligence sources revealed that two others died from gunshot wounds.
He said two of the four neutralized have been identified as Dogo Mallam and Bello Mallam, adding that troops recovered one AK47 rifle, one magazine with 22 rounds of ammunition, and one motorcycle.
He said the state Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, expressed satisfaction at the report and praised the troops for their resilience and courage in the latest success.