Three armed men suspected to be those terrorizing Bali- Garbabi road in Taraba, have been gunned down by police operatives in the state.
In a press statement issued to journalists on Saturday in Jalingo and signed by the state police commissioner David Akinremi, he revealed that police operatives attached to the area had yesterday encountered and overpowered the armed men along Bali- Garbabi road during their rubbly operation.
The statement further reviewed that other members of the gang escaped with gunshot injuries during the encounter.
According to the statement, a locally fabricated brownie pistol with seven rounds of 75mm ammunition and criminal charms were recovered from the hoodlums.
“We have report of this armed group operating along the axis particularly on market days.
I deployed men of my command to the flashpoint area to ensure that their activities are cut short, and I thank God today they have met their waterloo”, the statement expressed.
Members of the public are enjoined to be on their watch out for people with gun shot injuries and report to the nearest police station.