- Many bandits have met their waterloo in Kaduna according to the Army
- The Army said many of the criminals were killed while their camps were destroyed
- Meanwhile, the Kaduna state government has confirmed the report
More bandits have lost their lives as the Nigerian military attacked the camps. Many of them were killed as the AirForce fired at them, destroying their camps in the process.
The camps are in some forests in Chikun and Birnin Gwari local government areas of Kaduna state, Premium Times reports.
This was contained in an operational feedback from the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) to the Kaduna state government.
The development was recorded by the ”air component of Operation Thunder Strike during a series of aerial missions across several locations in Kaduna state”.
The state commissioner of Internal Security and Homeland Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, gave the feedback public through an official statement.
Mr Aruwan said ”many bandits were killed and their camps destroyed in the air raid”.
In a related development, Legit.ng reported that the Nigerian Army continued to record success in the fight against insecurity as they pounce on bandits in the northern region of the country.
The report indicated that a bandits’ leader terrorising communities in Niger state, known as Jack Bros Yellow, has been arrested.
Jack was nabbed by the army during an ongoing military operation in one of the forests between Shiroro and Rafi local government of Niger state.
Also, the police command in Zamfara on Friday, May 14, paraded some notorious bandits who have been unleashing terror and wreaking havoc in most parts of the north.
Shehu Mohammed, the police spokesman in the state, disclosed that the arrest was made possible through the collaboration of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Federal Intelligence Investigation Bureau, and Special Tactical Squad.
Meanwhile, amid the high level of insecurity in the country, Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state has identified the people responsible for security challenges across the north.
Mohammed claims most of the recent criminal activities such as kidnapping, banditry, and the rest are being perpetuated by Muslims.
The governor made the disclosure on Thursday, May 13, while speaking with journalists at the Presidential Lodge, Ramat House, Bauchi.