Gunshots As Hoodlums Attack Nasarawa NSCDC Headquarters

Gunshots As Hoodlums Attack Nasarawa NSCDC Headquarters
  • PublishedJune 18, 2024

An unspecified number of bandits who were on a mission to free some high-profile suspects on Monday attacked the headquarters of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Command in Lafia, Nasarawa State capital.

The hoodlums were said to have invaded the Command’s headquarters in the early hours of Monday amid sporadic gunshots.

They were however repelled by Operatives of the Command.

According to the NSCDC Public Relations Officer, Jerry Victor, the bandits invaded the Command’s headquarters with sophisticated weapons.

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He said the gunmen attempted to break some part of the fence to gain entry into the offices while some of them took different positions around the building.

“The operatives of the NSCDC swiftly responded by opening fire on the hoodlums whose mission was to release some high-profile suspected criminals, including informants of kidnappers in the custody of the Command.”

He also confirmed that no casualty was recorded during the gun battle between the gunmen and the NSCDC operatives.

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