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One Arrested, Five Escape After Gun Battle With Bandits In Kogi

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BEVERLY HILLS, February 21, (THEWILL) – Security agents in Kogi state have arrested an armed bandit terrorising Yagba West local government council of Kogi state, while five others escaped with bullet wounds during the operation.

It was gathered that the bandits attacked people and wanted to abduct them when they were engaged in cross fire by the security agents.

The Senior Special Assistant to the Chairman on Media and Publicity, Mr. Toba Abraham in a press statement issued on Friday, praised the Chairman of Yagba West Local Government Area, Hon. Pius Kolawole for recording another breakthrough in his fight against crime and criminality with the arrest of one of the armed robbery gang terrorizing the area by the ‘Special Security Taskforce’ set up by him.

According the statement, luck ran against the gang of the notorious armed bandits while attempting to kidnap some people along Oke-Ere road of Yagba West when one of the victims who escaped to the nearest bush alerted the Special security Taskforce of the Executive Chairman of Yagba west local government.