- Nasiru Kachalla has been killed in Kaduna forest
- The notorious bandit and crime lord known for masterminding several criminal acts was killed during a clash with a rival gang
- According to a statement by the Kaduna government official, Kachalla was killed alongside his top men
The fight against insecurity has recorded a huge victory as Nasiru Kachalla, a notorious bandit terrorising various communities, was killed in Kaduna forest.
This was contained in a statement on Monday, December 28, by the Kaduna commissioner for internal security and homeland affairs, Samuel Aruwan.
Kachalla, who was said to have masterminded several criminal acts, met his waterloo and was killed in a clash between his gang and a rival group of bandits.
According to the commissioner who confirmed Kachalla's death following "human intelligence", the notorious crime lord was killed alongside his top lieutenants.
I won't negotiate with bandits - Masari vows
Meanwhile, Aminu Bello Masari, governor of Katsina, has declared that his administration is not ready to negotiate with bandits attacking vulnerable communities in the state.
The governor made this known on Wednesday, November 4, when he was presented with two repentant bandits by the state’s heads of security agencies.
This is coming on the heels of the Nigerian government's assurance that the nation’s armed forces are fully capable of dealing with the challenges of banditry and terrorism.
Nigerian troops kill bandits in Benue state
In an onslaught against the banditry in the country, the Nigerian troop said it has neutralised some suspected armed bandits and recovered arms in Benue state.
According to a statement released by Major General John Enenche, the coordinator of Defence media operation, the successful operation was carried out by the Operation Whirl Stroke on Monday, December 21.
Enenche said the operation was launched after credible intelligence gathering, with the Nigerian troop responding to report on the presence of the armed bandits who had been linked to the recent killing i Makurdi, Benue state capital.
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