The Police in Niger State on Monday confirmed the repeal of assault by bandits on Malfa village in Shiroro Regional Governing administration Spot of the condition.
Alhaji Adamu Usman, the point out Commissioner of Police, who verified the improvement in an interview with the News Company of Nigeria (NAN)
claimed that the armed bandits numbering about 100 tried to invade Malfa from Dogon Gona Forest.
Usman mentioned that they ended up resisted by staff of “Operation Puff Adder” policing the area.
“Personnel of `Operation Puff Adder’ were being strategically stationed in the space to reduce influx of bandits from neighbouring states,” he said.
Usman spelled out that the law enforcement engaged the bandits in a gun fight, forcing them to move to Lukube enroute Dogon Gona Forest owing to police exceptional power and manoeuvres.
According to him, the bandits re-grouped and launched a counter assault on the villagers, stressing that just one Abdullahi Masaki was shot in the leg.
He claimed the target experienced been taken to Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida Healthcare facility, Minna, wherever he been given professional medical attention.
The commissioner extra that there had been significant reinforcement of other stability businesses in the location.