A man in Mahuta village, Kafur Local Government Area of Katsina State has succeeded in disarming armed robbers who invaded his house.
The spokesman of the Katsina State Police Command, Gambo Isah, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday.
Isah also revealed that troops, who killed bandits in an operation last week, have further recovered more arms and ammunition in a mop up operation.
He said on January 3, 2021, the robbers who invaded a household in Mahuta met more than their match in the head of the home.
“On 3/01/2021 at about 03:00hrs, armed robbers attacked the residence of a household at Mahuta village, Kafur LGA of Katsina state but the man courageously overpowered the hoodlums and snatched away one fabricated Pistol with two (2) rounds of ammunition from the robbers,” he said.
On the mop up operation, Isah revealed: “You will recall that in my Press Briefing, No. CZ: 5250/KTS/PPRO/VOL.4/80 dated 29th December, 2020, in which personnel of the Nigeria Police Force, Nigerian Army and Nigerian Air Force engaged bandits, killed six and recovered one G3 rifle.
“Additionally, on 01/01/2020, the Command successfully carried out a mop up operation at the area and recovered two (2) AK 47 rifles, one (1) LAR rifle, two (2) locally made revolver rifles and ten (10) rounds of 7.62mm ammunition.
“Similarly, on 2/01/2021 based on a tip off, the Command succeeded in recovering one (1) AK 47 rifle with thirty-two rounds of 7.62mm ammunition at Pauwa Bushland, Kankara LGA of Katsina state.”