Kaduna State Government says scores of bandits terrorizing the Birnin-Gwari Local Government Area have been neutralised in air missions conducted over several locations in the council.
The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan said the bandits were neutralised in the ongoing military operations in the state.
In a related development, Kaduna State Police Command has commenced immediate deployment of more personnel and logistics to the terrorised council area following the recent upsurge in armed banditry, kidnapping and other heinous activities along Kaduna – Birni Gwari highway.
Kaduna State Police Command’s PPRO, ASP Mohammed Jalige in a statement said police personnel were deployed to the Birnin Gwari axis to curb activities of criminal elements and restore public confidence in affected communities.
He said the deployment comprises of conventional Police Officers, Police Mobile Force, Operatives of the Puff Adder exercise, the anti-Kidnapping unit and undercover operatives