Kogi guber: Joint Security Team neutralises 3 political thugs, recovers two AK-47 rifles

Operatives of the Joint Security team in Kogi State have killed three suspected political thugs in Anyigba, Eastern Senatorial District of the state.
SP William Ovye Aya, the Police Public Relations Officer in Kogi State,  disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, adding that two AK47 rifles were recovered from the suspected thugs.

Aya noted that the operation was carried out by a joint team, comprising officers of the Nigeria Police, Department of State Security and Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

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The Operatives had raided a building where political parties housed their thugs.
 Aya added that two members of the team sustained gunshot injuries and seven suspects arrested.

“During the Cordon and Search Operation, the Team, even after identifying themselves came under serious gun fire and in response three of the political thugs were gunned down and two AK47 rifles recovered while two members of the team sustained gunshot injuries and seven suspects arrested,” the statement partly read.

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“To this end, to make for a peaceful election in the state, the raids on suspected criminal/thugs hideouts will be sustained to deny them safe havens to operate. The ongoing operation will be sustained until after the election, please.”

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