The Kaduna State Government says troops of the Nigerian Army have killed many bandits at Tollgate general area of Chikun Local Government Area in the state.
The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Kaduna.
Aruwan revealed that a notorious bandit, Boderi Isiya, narrowly escaped being killed but his second in command, Misti, and several other fighters were gunned down by the troops.
He said they were responsible for the security breach at the Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna and as well as the kidnapping of students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, the Emir of Bungudu and several others.
According to the report, the troops engaged the bandits around the Tollgate general area of Chikun LGA.
â€œThe bandits scrambled in retreat, only to run into another ambush laid by the troops in Sabon Gida general area.
â€œThe troops engaged the bandits ferociously and ultimately subdued them.
â€œCorpses and weapons were recovered at the scene, while some of the terrorists eventually died from bullet woundsâ€