Police dislodge gun-wielding cattle rustlers in Abuja, recovers 138 animals

The syndicate, which was reported to have rustled some cows and sheep from a community in Niger State, were intercepted at Kwali village on Thursday at about 1am

Poised to combat crime and frustrate criminals out of circulation, a gallant team of Police operatives attached to Kwali Divisional Headquarters on patrol at Kwali village has dislodged and recovered one pump action gun, two live cartridges, 109 cows and 29 sheep from a dare devil armed robbery syndicate, which specialises in cattle rustling.
The syndicate, which was reported to have rustled some cows and sheep from a community in Niger State, were intercepted at Kwali village on Thursday at about 1am.
They had a fierce gun battle with the Police patrol team.
As a result of the professionalism, gallantry and superior gun power of the Police Patrol team, one of the hoodlums was shot dead, while five of his accomplices fled the scene with varying degree of bullet wounds.
The Commissioner of Police, FCT Command, Musa Kimo, commended the Police operatives for their bravery and gallantry that led to the dislodging of the notorious cattle rustling syndicate.
Kimo has ordered a massive manhunt for the fleeing suspects.

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