Police in the Ukemberegya council ward of the Logo Local Government Area of Benue State have repulsed an attack by local bandits on Tse Gaagum community.
One of the robbers who broke into the area in the early hours of Wednesday was reportedly shot and killed by the security personnel.
One of the locals claimed that the bandits ambushed the people after storming the village at four in the morning.
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The unnamed source claimed that the residents quickly called the security personnel in distress, and they swiftly arrived and began pursuing the criminals.
“The bandits stormed the village at about 4:00am on Wednesday and took motorcycles and valuables by force,” the person stated.
Thank goodness, one of the villagers called the police, who quickly responded, pursued the group, murdered one of them, and found a Bajaaj motorcycle.
Joseph Har, the governor’s special adviser on security and internal affairs, corroborated the report when he was reached and applauded the security personnel for their quick response to the distress call.
Har stated, “I’ve been informed that one of the bandits who invaded the village on Wednesday was shot and killed by security personnel in Logo after they received a distress call from Tse Gaagum village inhabitants early in the morning.
“One of the villagers’ Bajaaj motorcycles was successfully recovered by them.”