The Kaduna police command says its operatives killed one “notorious bandit” called Yellow Magaji during a gun battle in a hotel in the state.
In a statement on Saturday, Muhammed Jajije, Kaduna police spokesperson, said magaji, aka Arushe was killed during a raid at Sir Joe Guest House located at 8, Sajo street, Unguwan Maigero area of Sabon Tasha in Chikun LGA, on Wednesday.
The statement reads: “One notorious bandit, popularly called Yellow Magaji, a.k.a Arushe, was wounded in the shootout whereas his equally notorious partner, Yellow Ashana, and others escaped with bullet wounds,”
“The wounded bandit was thereafter taken to Barau Dikko Teaching Hospital for possible resuscitation in a bit to obtain useful information. But he was confirmed dead on arrival by a medical doctor
“It is significant to state that the neutralized bandit, Yellow Magaji, until his demise was among a syndicate of bandits terrorising users of Kaduna-Abuja highway of recent.”