Troops recover arms from bandits in Zamfara

Nigerian soldiers fighting armed banditry in Zamfara State, yesterday, recovered arms from some bandits used for crimes especially cattle rustling.


A statement from Army headquarters signed by Col Sani Usman said: “In continuation with the on going efforts of ridding Zamfara State of the menace of livestock rustling and armed banditry, troops of 223 Battalion, 1 Brigade of 1 Division Nigerian Army today carried out fighting patrol and cleared armed bandits camp at Baba-Ndoka, Chillin and Pamagaji-Magiha villages located at Dansadau Emirate, Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State.

“The patrol team also had meeting with Fulani delegation led by Alhaji Ruwa who voluntarily handed over 2 locally fabricated pistols and 3 Dane guns.

“He also promised to persuade all other known armed bandits to come out and renounce their illegal vocation.”

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