Home City News Notorious bandit Nasiru Kachalla, others killed in deadly infighting in Kaduna forest

Notorious bandit Nasiru Kachalla, others killed in deadly infighting in Kaduna forest

 

Notorious bandit Nasiru Kachalla, others killed in deadly infighting in Kaduna forest

 

Security agencies have confirmed to the Kaduna State Government the killing of a notorious bandit, Nasiru Kachalla.

Mr Kachalla, who has been on the run for masterminding several criminal acts, including kidnappings, killings, cattle rustling and banditry, was killed in a clash between his gang and a rival group of bandits.

“Human intelligence networks confirmed that criminals from the rival sides were also killed, including some of Kachalla’s lieutenants,” a statement by Samuel Aruwan, Kaduna State commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs.

“The clash occurred in a forest around the boundaries of Kajuru-Chikun local government areas of Kaduna Central Senatorial District. A dispute over a large herd of rustled cattle is said to have triggered the fatal confrontation.

“Kachalla and his gang were involved in several crimes, including kidnappings, killings and banditry on the Kaduna-Abuja road and also in the Chikun/Kajuru general areas. He was the mastermind of the 9th January 2020 kidnapping of seminarians of Good Shepherd Major Seminary, Kaduna, and the 24th January 2020 kidnapping of Mrs Bola Ataga and her two children.”

The criminals later killed one of the seminarians, Michael Nnadi and Mrs. Ataga before releasing her children.

Mr Kachalla’s criminal gang was also responsible for the kidnap of six students and two teachers of Engravers College, in Kakau village of Chikun local government on 3rd October 2019.

While Mr Kachalla was being pursued, security agents arrested three members of his gang, Tukur Usman, Shehu Bello and Mustapha Mohammed in April 2020 as you can see in the attached picture.

In another development, troops repelled an attempted attack by armed bandits along the Galadimawa-Zaria road in Giwa local government area.

The bandits blocked the road for some minutes, shooting sporadically at motorists plying the route.

Acombined team of the 4 Battalion and Field Engineers Regiment of the Nigerian army mobilized to the location. The road was cleared and normalcy was restored, with no kidnapping or harm to motorists.

Troops and police are currently dominating the area with patrols.

Furthermore, the government was informed of an incident in a forest located in the Western part of Chikun local government, where armed bandits opened fire on some hunters.

Security agencies are carrying out investigations to ascertain the exact location as well as fatalities if any. Citizens will be briefed on the operational feedback as it emerges.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Must Read

Sake Gina Hanyar Katsina zuwa Kano: Ministan Ayyuka Mr. Fashola yace ana gab da kammala Aikin hanyar.

Sake Gina Hanyar Katsina zuwa Kano: Ministan Ayyuka Mr. Fashola yace ana gab da kammala Aikin hanyar. Ministan ya bayyana haka ne bayan zaman Majalisar...

An sanya dokar hana fita a garin Jangebe na Zamfara

An sanya dokar hana fita a garin Jangebe na Zamfara Gwamnatin jihar Zamfara da ke arewacin Najeriya ta sanya dokar hana fita a garin Jangebe...

Jama’atu Nasril Islam tace bazata Shiga Mahawar da Gwamnatin Jihar Kano ta shirya tsakanin Sheikh Abduljabbar da Maluman Kano ba….

Jama'atu Nasril Islam tace bazata Shiga Mahawar da Gwamnatin Jihar Kano ta shirya tsakanin Sheikh Abduljabbar da Maluman Kano ba.... A wata Sanarwa da Sakataren...

Yanzu-yanzu: Buhari ya bada umurnin a bindige duk wanda aka gani da Bindiga Kirar AK-47

Yanzu-yanzu: Buhari ya bada umurnin a bindige duk wanda aka gani da Bindiga Kirar AK-47 Shugaban kasa Muhammadu Buhari ya bawa hukumomin tsaro umurnin bindige...

Ƙungiyar masu fataucin abinci zuwa kudancin ƙasar nan, Sun Amince Da Cigaba Da Kai kayan abinci Kudancin Nijeriya

Dillalan Abinci Sun Amince Da Cigaba Da Kai ka Ya Kudancin Nijeriya. Daga Comr Abba Sani Pantami Shugabannin dillalan Shanu da na Abinci a karkashin kungiyar...
%d bloggers like this: