Kaduna State Government has confirmed the killing of one ‘Rufai Maikaji,’ a deadly bandit who commanded over a hundred fighters in the state.
Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs Samuel Aruwan said ‘Rufai Maikaji’ and dozens of his fighters were neutralised during air interdictions around the fringes of Malul Forest in Igabi LGA of Kaduna Central Senatorial District.
The aerial missions in which ‘Rufai Maikaji’ and his gang were neutralised were conducted in late February when he and the bandits under his command, on sighting ground troops, escaped from Anaba village of Igabi LGA where they killed some citizens, burnt houses and kidnapped some locals.
According to Aruwan: “The prompt response by the air platforms ended the reign of terror maintained by ‘Rufai Maikaji’ and his bloodsucking accomplices.
Credit: The Nation