Musa Affos (Rhapsodi)
The Men of the Nigerian police force in Wukari LG of Taraba State were reported to have foiled a kidnap attempt in Chonku village, a suburb of Wukari LG after a heavy exchange of gunshots between them and the bandits.
The attack, Rhapsodi Affos Blog (RAB) gathered that the gunmen stormed the town at about 3 AM, and in a bid to scare away people, started shooting sporadically but the policemen on duty repelled the attack and engaged the gunmen in exchange for bullets for about 30 minutes before the gunmen retreated.
The Council chairman, Dr. Daniel Adigrace confirmed the attack to our reporter and said the attackers stormed the community at about 3 AM and started shooting sporadically to scare away people to attack their target but were repelled by the police.
According to him “at about 3 AM while the police were on their duty post, unknown gunmen came around and started shooting sporadically. ”
Displaying the exploded bullets, he said “It was just by the grace of God and the experience of the police that made it impossible for the bandits to succeed.”
While applauding the police for their brave acts, he said government at all levels should as a matter of urgency, come to the aid of the council, by drafting more operatives to the area.
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