Police rescue 413 cows from furnished thieves in Kaduna State
The Kaduna State Police Command captured two outfitted thieves in Kagarko shrub, Kaduna State, amid a firearm duel with the police.
It was learnt that 413 stolen dairy animals and 50 sheep were recuperated by the police, as different suspects fled.
It was assembled that agents of the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team sent along the Abuja-Kaduna Expressway connected with the burglars on Monday around 2am.
An officer on the team disclosed to our correspondent on Wednesday that the cows and sheep were moved to Katari town, where many of them were returned to their owners.
“On November 27, at about 2am, IRT operatives on Operation Absolute Sanity along Abuja-Kaduna Expressway engaged some armed robbers moving with hundreds of stolen cows. During the fierce gun battle, two of the armed robbers met their Waterloo as others fled and abandoned 413 stolen cows and 50 sheep,” he said.
He explained that while 337 cows and 41 sheep had been returned to their owners, 76 cows and nine sheep had yet to be claimed, adding that efforts were ongoing to arrest the remaining bandits.
Source: ( Punch Newspaper)