Operation Puff Adder Operatives have killed an alleged notorious armed robber in Rano local government area of Kano state.
A statement issued by Kano Command Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abdullahi Haruna said a team of Operation Puff-Adder attached to Police Area Command Rano were on Friday afternoon alerted that a gang of four armed men attacked a residence in the town.
It said the team immediately rushed to the scene where they engaged the armed robbers in a gun battle.
The statement said luck ran against the hoodlums when the Puff-Adder Operatives with superior gunfire gunned down one of them, while the remaining 3 escaped into the nearby thick forest.
‘’ On hot chase, as they were retreating they abandoned a locally made Pistol with three rounds of live Cartridges. It said the gang has been terrorizing Rano, Kibiya, Bunkure, Tudun Wada along Falgore Forest Axis a while ago before luck ran out against them and fell to the superior firepower and professionalism of Operation Puff Adder.’’
It noted that the Commissioner of Police directed that the three remaining fleeing suspects be timely tracked, identified, arrested and any exhibit(s) or arms in their possession be recovered.
The command, therefore, calls on good citizens of the State to continue cooperating with the Police for a timely and prompt rendition of information and intelligence on any form of crime and criminality across the State for a quick and timely response.