The Kaduna state Police Command has confirmed killing of its personnel by some suspected armed bandits. in Jankasa village, Rigasa, Igabi local government area of the state.
The policemen, were said to be on their way for an operation in the area when they were ambushed around 7pm on Saturday.
According to the Command, suspected bandits were said to have engaged the police in a fierce gun battle, leading to the death of the deceased officers.
Spokesman of the Kaduna state police command DSP Yakubu Sabo confirmed the incident on Sunday.
DSP Sabo Yakubu said “At about 0630hrs of Saturday, a team of detectives attached to IGP IRT while on operation along Jankasa village of Rigasa Kaduna, were ambushed by armed bandits.
“After a fierce gun battle, four of our policemen paid the supreme sacrifice.”