Bauchi, Nigeria – The men of the Bauchi State Police Command have killed 12 notorious bandits and kidnappers, including their gang leader, Madaki Mansur who were terrorising the state and other neighbouring states.
The Command’s Public Relations officer, SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil on behalf of the Commissioner, CP Aminu Alhassan in a statement made available to newsmen.
He said they were able to achieve the feat through “combined efforts to stem the menace of banditry in Bauchi State, especially in Alkaleri L.G.A., the command was at its best recently.”
“On the 19th December 2022 at about 0230hrs a Joint Operation of security operatives engaged suspected bandits/kidnappers in four different hideouts; Mansur, Digare, Gwana and Dajin Madam in Alkaleri forest.
“Following the hot exchange of superior fire-power by the operatives 12 of the kidnappers were neutralized while others were subdued, dislodged, and scampered in disarray into the nearby bushes with possible gunshot wounds and abandoned their Camp.
“Consequently, weapons and operational motorcycles were recovered during the operation.
“Meanwhile, the Command is intensifying efforts to apprehend the fleeing members of the syndicate.”