In addition, a camp of the bandits and various arms and ammunitions were also recovered from the bandits, captured foru of them and intercepted the bandits’ arms runner and logistics supplier.
Major General John Enenche, Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, Defence Headquarters, Abuja said in a statement on Sunday morning that “in continuation of clearance operations against Bandits and Cattle rustlers in parts of Zamfara State, troops of Operation KATSINA under Operation ACCORD on 5 June 2020 intercepted a Bandits’ Gun-runner and Logistics supplier. Items recovered include 496 rounds of 7.62mm ammunition and one Bajaj Motorcycle in Mararraba Maigora in Faskari LGA.
“Similarly, in a cordon and search Operation at Yauyau and Zandam villages, troops neutralized 3 Bandits and captured 4. Items recovered include 7 Dane guns, 3 mobile phones and two Motorcycles. Those captured are in custody for interrogations.
“Furthermore, on 6 June 2020 troops engaged fleeing bandits along Dunya- Dangeza road and recovered 2 Dane guns and 4 Motorcycles. Additionally, troops destroyed the Daban Jabi camp of a notorious Bandit Leader known as Dan Jangeru. Also at Warnu village 2 bandits were neutralized while others escaped with gunshot wounds, one AK 47 rifle was recovered in the process.”