Several bandits have been neutralized by Operation Whirl Punch’s air component during an airstrike in Kaduna State’s Giwa Local Government Area (LGA).
In a statement, Samuel Aruwan, the Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, said that Alhaji Ganai’s confirmed hideout, a significant enclave south of Kidandan in Giwa LGA, was the focus of the attack.
The bandit and other members of his gang were neutralized in the attack, also their hideout was hit and destroyed during the operation.
Robbers Musa Pajelo and Kachalla Bel’s hideout as well as that of another well-known bandit, Ali Kawaje, in the Birnin Gwari LGA, were raided and destroyed.
Other bandit camps were confirmed to have been destroyed in Walawa area, Fadaman Kanauta and numerous other bandits were also spotted and defeated in areas 6 kilometers northeast of Maguzawa and 2 kilometers west of Yelwa.