Nigerian Air Force recovers 40 cattle from Bandits in Kaduna
Force Protection Group of NAF 404 Kaduna thwarts armed bandits’ rustling operation, recovers 40 Cattle along Kwauya-Tsamiya Village axis in Kaduna State
Personnel of the 404 Force Protection Group (404 FPG) Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Base Kaduna have thwarted an armed bandits’ attack along Kwauya-Tsamiya Village axis in Kaduna State.
This occurred in the early hours of Sunday, 21 June 2020, following reports that some cattle rustlers/armed bandits had raided the Fulani settlements adjacent to the NAF Base and seized some heads of cattle from some herders at gun point.
According to the a press statement signed by Maj. Gen. John Enenche, Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Defence Headquarters, a Rapid Response Force (RRF) Team was immediately dispatched to pursue and recover the rustled cattle.
The RRF Team, supported by NAF Special Forces deployed to Operation BADAMAMAKI, in conjunction with the local vigilantes, quickly located the bandits and engaged them in a firefight causing them to retreat in multiple directions abandoning 40 cattle in the process.
While there were no casualties to any civilian or NAF personnel in the encounter, some of the bandits managed to escape with gunshot wounds.