Kano State Police Command said it has killed a member of a notorious armed robber in Rano local government area of Kano state.
The command Public Relations Officer, DSP Abdullahi Haruna disclosed this in a statement on Saturday.
He said a team of Operation Puff-Adder attached to Police Area Command Rano were on Friday afternoon alerted that a gang of four armed men attacked a residence in the town.
According to him, the team immediately rushed to the scene where they engaged the armed robbers in a gun battle.
Luck, according to the statement, ran against the hoodlums when the Puff-Adder Operatives with superior gunfire gunned down one of them, while the remaining 3 escaped into the nearby thick forest.
‘’On hot chase, as they were retreating they abandoned a locally made Pistol with three rounds of live Cartridges.
“The gang has been terrorizing Rano, Kibiya, Bunkure, Tudun Wada along Falgore Forest Axis a while ago before luck ran out against them and fell to the superior firepower and professionalism of Operation Puff Adder.’’
He said the Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu has directed that the three fleeing suspects be tracked, identified and arrested, adding that the exhibits or arms in the possession of the gang be recovered.