Security Operatives in Kaduna State have killed a notorious bandit who has been terrorising residents of Chikun Local Government Area during a gun duel.
The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs in the state, Samuel Aruwan, confirmed this in a statement on Tuesday.
Aruwan said the security forces intercepted some bandits and gunrunners at Kidunu general area around Eastern By-Pass in Chikun local government, and during an exchange of fire, one of the bandits was neutralised, while the rest escaped with gunshot injuries.
He said two AK-47 rifles, charms, and amulets, as well as two motorcycles and a mobile phone, were recovered from the bandits during the operation.
The state government appealed to residents of the state for continued vigilance as the state continues to confront all security challenges.