Civil Defence officer among bandits killed, arrested in Kogi

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Civil Defence officer among bandits killed, arrested in Kogi

Civil Defence officer among bandits killed, arrested in Kogi


A gathering of criminals threatening a few pieces of Koton Karfe Local Government Area of Kogi State have met their waterloo as officials of the State Vigilante Group killed 11 of them and captured others.

Three grabbed casualties were likewise safeguarded effectively.

Security agents following up on insight were said to have caught an official of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, Inspector Abdullahi Saidu, who, close by a companion, purportedly supplies the crooks with weapons and data to embrace their terrible wrongdoings.

The effective activity by the security agents was done in series working with believable insight.

A source inside the Kogi State Vigilante Service said, “Alaidi is their ring chief. He was killed during the principal camp assault. Rabo and seven others were squashed. Madei and another were killed in the subsequent ruffians’ camp while Umar got away with shot wounds however was recovered.”

It was additionally affirmed that five of the ruffians arrestsd, including the common guard employable were in the guardianship of the Department of State Security for additional examinations.


Responding, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Muhammed Onogwu, noticed that such security accomplishment by the agents was a welcome turn of events and a proof that the security engineering of Kogi State was solid and strong enough to suppress all types of criminal indecencies.

He thought that the Local Vigilantes across the state had kept on recording great outcomes in light of the resolve lift and backing the Governor had kept on giving just as the collaboration from the residents and cooperative energy between the security agents.

Onogwu noticed that the proceeded with endeavors of the Kogi State Government to keep the force as the most secure state in the nation were so far yielding surprising outcomes, taking note of that the Governor had severally made a guarantee to getting the lives and property of the residents and make the express an off limits area for criminal components.

He repeated that Governments at all levels would keep on putting forth attempts towards supporting the drive for a quiet Kogi state by making everywhere of the state risky for criminal components and their backers.

Along these lines, security offices are on the path of criminals who were accounted for to have done assault on specific people in Kabba.

The State Government said it was in contact with security offices and that the Governor previously provided a walking request that those captured should be safeguarded and the culprits caught.

A source inside the Kogi State Security circles who doesn’t need his name on paper said they were getting “empowering progress” in their tasks against the ruffians.

Civil Defence officer among bandits killed, arrested in Kogi

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