Abuja – The Nigerian Army has killed nine armed bandits and livestock
rustlers in Zamfara State as clearance operations against perpetrators
Two suspects were arrested.
They have been named as Awidi Mohammed and Mummuni Mohammed.
Troops recovered 292 cows, 44 rams and 17 donkeys from the
Troops have within recent days also destroyed several armed
bandits and livestock rustlers’ camps and motorcycles in Bungudu and Maru Local
Similarly, the troops also arrested one Abdullahi Abubakar,
a suspected key accomplice of the notorious armed bandit called Buharin Daji.
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Meanwhile, following peace talks initiated by 1 Division
Nigerian Army, with relevant stakeholders and cattle breeders associations,
repentant cattle rustlers are providing valuable information in ongoing
“In addition, based on the intensified military action,
armed bandits and cattle rustlers are making overtures to surrender through the
State government,” said Col. Sani Kukasheka Usman, Acting Director Army Public Relations.
– CAJ News
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- CAJ News