Police Dismantle Kidnap Gang In Katsina-Ala

A team of operation Zenda JTF on Wednesday, March 27, 2024, dislodged a regrouping of bandits at Mba-Mtsar village, Kastina-Ala Local Government Area after engaging the police in a gun duel. Still, superior firepower from the operatives displaced them.

In a statement on Wednesday, 27th March 2024 signed by the Benue State Police Public Relations Officer, SP. Anene Sewuese Catherine said that two of the bandits sustained gunshot injuries and were confirmed dead at the hospital, one was arrested. In contrast, others escaped with wounds and are being trailed by the operatives.

Exhibits recovered from the scene include one Type 06 rifle, three AK-47 magazines loaded with 7.6mm ammunition, eighty other ammunition, camouflage uniforms and assorted phones.

The Commissioner of Police, Benue State command CP. Emmanuel Adesina who commended the team for bravery urged them to keep up the good work as taking the war to criminals is a better approach to fight crime.

He calls on the good people of the state to support the police with useful and timely information.