Troops Kill a Rustler, Recover Cattles in Zamfara, Kaduna

Troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army on operations to clear cattle rustling in the North have continued their gains against cattle rustling and criminalities.
The Army spokesman Col. Sani Usman, said on Monday that the troops in a latest offensive succeeded in killing an armed bandit, arrested scores, cleared camps and recovered livestock in Kaduna and Zamfara States.
Usman said: “Troops arrested a notorious cattle rustler named Isah Fulani at Mararrabar Jos, Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
“Similarly, the troops have also killed the leader of a livestock and armed banditry gang called Guruguru Magaji at Tashar Nakau, Ikara Local Government Area, in a fierce exchange of gun fire yesterday. The troops recovered a Revolver Pistol and 6 locally fabricated 9mm rounds of ammunition from him.”
The statement added that troops at Anchau, Kubau Local Government Area, Kaduna State also arrested two suspected impersonators, Mallam Hamza Hare and Mallam Sani Abdul-Aziz, “who parade themselves as members of a non-existent vigilante group harassing and extorting money from unsuspecting members of the public in the area.”

Author: News Editor

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