Zamfara State Police Command said, it has repelled a plan attack by some suspected bandits along Funtu-Kucheri road on the 21st of December 2022.
Police Spokesperson SP Shehu Muhammad who stated this in a statement said, the police tactical team received information that the bandits are planning to attack innocent commuters along Yankara highway precisely near Kucheri village and immediately moved to the location.
Shehu said, the police tactical team immediately engaged the bandits into a serious gun-battle before the bandits fled back to their hideout in the forest.
He said the majority of the bandits might escape with the possible gun-shot wounds while the police take charge of the security and safety of the highway.
The command according to Shehu appeal for continuous support and cooperation and provide credible information that will assist in fighting criminal elements in the state.