Tuesday, May 10, 2016 11:31 am
Nigerian troops of 1 Brigade under the auspices of Operation SHARAN DAJI and in conjunction with the Nigeria Police in Zamfara State, have carried out a joint clearance operation in Maru.
Although most of the targeted suspected cattle rustlers and armed bandits escaped, the joint team recovered substantial quantity of arms and ammunitions in the area.
Army spokesman, Colonel Sani Usman said some of the criminals escaped with gun shot wounds.
He said the team is still combing the general area for such persons.
“The public in Zamfara, Sokoto, Katsina and Kaduna States in particular, are please requested to report any suspicious persons especially those with gun shot wounds.”, Usman said