Zamfara state police command have confirmed that its officials engaged bandits on Sunday afternoon in Dogon Karfe community in Bakura Local Government Area of the state.
According to the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Mohammed Shehu, confirmed the incident while fielding questions in a telephone interview.
SP Shehu explained that the attack was foiled, saying that nobody was kidnapped and nobody was injured from both the security agencies and the bandits’ sides.
He further stated that the bandits have been taken advantage of the deep forest along Zamfara and Sokoto border to unleash terror on commuters.
Recall that some months ago, the terrorists abducted about 50 guests returning from a wedding ceremony of their colleagues in Sokoto State, on the same axis.
The command however appealed to the general public to always assist the police with vital information that can lead to the arrest of criminal elements.
SP Shehu assured that any useful information given to the police or sister security agencies would be treated in confidence.