Army smokes out cattle rustlers, kills three gang members

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The ongoing Operation SHARAN DAJI, have led to the clearance of suspected armed bandits and livestock rustlers by troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army.

National Daily learnt that in the last three days, have destroyed several armed bandits/ livestock rustlers camps and motorcycles in Bungudu and Maru Local Government Areas of Zamfara State.

In addition, they arrested two suspected armed bandits, identified as Awidi Mohammed and Mummuni Mohammed and recovered stolen 292 cows, 44 rams and 17 donkeys from them.

It was further gathered that one Abdullahi Abubakar, a suspected key accomplice of the notorious armed bandit called Buharin Daji, is also been held.

Army says that following peace talks initiated by 1 Division Nigerian Army, with relevant stakeholders and Miyetti Allah, repentant cattle rustlers are assisting at providing valuable information in ongoing operations.

Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, Acting Director Army Public Tear that some of the armed bandits and cattle rustlers are making overtures, surrendering through the State government