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Army captures notorious gang leader during clearance operations in Kaduna

Due to the disturbing resurgence of armed banditry and kidnappings along Abuja-Kaduna road, troops of 1 Division of the Nigerian Army have carried out a clearance operation at Rijana forest, Kaduna State on Wednesday 14th June 2017.

The troops cordoned an armed bandits’ camp at Rijana forest where they arrested a suspected notorious gang leader, Sani Ibrahim (alias Burtu), who has been on the wanted list of Security Agencies in Kaduna State for a long time. The troops also recovered 1 motorcycle and 25 goats from the camp.

Similarly, troops mounted ambush along Zamfara State border with Kebbi State in which they neutralised 3 armed bandits and recovered 134 cows and 13 sheep. The operations are ongoing.

Army captures notorious gang leader during clearance operations in Kaduna was last modified: June 15th, 2017 by John Saleh Aminu
John Saleh Aminu

John Saleh Aminu is a journalist, foreign policy expert and closet musician. He is a graduate of ABU Zaria. JSA, as he is fondly called, resides in Suleja, Abuja.

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