Police spokesman in the state, SP Mohammed Shehu, who disclosed this in a statement on Monday, said the felled suspect had been a kingpin of bandits.
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A statement by the command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Ramhan Nansel, in Lafia said the bandits also killed the MACBAN Chairman of Toto Local Government Area, Muhammed Umar, during the attack.
Okunlola said the men paid the supreme price while repelling attack by groups of bandits in Bargaja village of Issa Local Government Area of the state.
Forty-one prohibited firearms including 14 AK47 rifles, 10 AK47 Magazines, 58 live cartridges, four AK47 live ammunition, four POS machines, two laptop computers, 18 mobile phones, Internet modem and nine ATM cards were recovered from the suspects in the operations.
The new special operation, which will be intelligence-led and community-driven, will be executed in sustained collaboration with the Armed Forces, the Intelligence Community and other sister security agencies.