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Patrol team of 1 Division, Nigerian Army, raided a bandits' den at Gonan Bature East of Rijana and
Kasarami farm house in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
The raid which followed credible intelligence led to the killing of two bandits and recovering of
sophisticated weapons.
Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Sagir Musa made this revelation in a statement.

He said the abandoned Kasarami farm house was forcefully occupied by criminals and had been used as
a shelter and a place where victims of kidnapping are kept.
“During the raid, contact was made with the hoodlums with fierce exchange of fire that led to the
extermination of two bandits and the recovery of the following items: two AK 47 rifles, two AK 47
magazines, 51 rounds of 7.62 mm special ammunition and two tecno cell phones. The Nigerian Army is
committed and determined to protect the life and property of all Nigerians. So we use this medium to
thank the Good Samaritan who provided the information that resulted in the successful raid,” he
explained.
The spokesperson added that army will continue to sensitize and also request members of the public to
support it and other security agencies in their efforts to checkmate terrorism, banditry and other crimes
in Nigeria by providing credible information about the hideouts and movements of suspicious persons in
their respective communities.

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