Troops Intercepts 350 Cartons Of Fake Drugs, Kills 13 Bandits In Zamfara, Kebbi

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As troops burst drug counterfeiting ring, intercept 350 cartons of fake drugs, amongst others.

Troops of Operation Hadarin Daji OPHD has killed 13 bandits, intercept large ammunitions cache of 4,630 rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition in Moriki town of Shinkafi, local government area of Zamfara and Katsina and Kebbi states.

Several other bandits were fatally wounded while 8 suspected bandits that include a female were arrested.

The acting force information officer Captain Abayomi Oni-Orisan disclosed this in a press released in Gusau on Sunday.

Oni-Orisan explained that the feat was recorded between the 10th and 20th of this month during an operation as the troops conducted clearance operations, ambushes and fighting patrols in several locations across the theater carried out in

11 Communities in Anka, Shinkafi and Bukkuyum Local Governments Area of Zamfara state other locations where the operation also took place were 3 communities in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina state and 3 communities in Kebbi state.

The operation according to him also led to the recovery of 7 AK-47 rifles, 8 loaded magazines, 22 Motorcycles, 2 Dane guns, 4 GSM phones and 30 Jerry cans of Premium Motor Spirit.

The troops also intercepted suspected drug counterfeiters and drug dealers with 350 cartons of fake “PECOL” drugs and a sizeable consignment of suspected Indian Hemp in Zurmi and Shinkafi Local Government Areas of Zamfara state respectively.