Bandits Gun Down DPO, 6 Security Operatives In Niger

Written by on March 16, 2022

At least seven security operatives, including CSP Umar Muhammed Dakin-Gari, the Divisional Police Officer in charge of Nasko, Magama Local Government Area of Niger State, were killed by bandits on Tuesday.

The gunmen, who attempted to launch an attack on Nasko were engaged by the security operatives, comprising the police, military and local vigilantes.

The Niger State Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, who confirmed the incident, said the DPO, two other policemen, and four vigilante members lost their lives during the gun battle.


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