Three suspected kidnappers have been killed by Police in Niger state after a fierce exchange of fire between the bandits and the police.
The kidnappers were said to have invaded Tufa village via Gawu Babangida in Gurara local government area to kidnap people in the village.
Acting on information, a Joint Police/Vigilante team led by Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in Gawu Babangida, mobilized to the scene and engaged the hoodlums in a fierce gun battle.
During the gun battle, three of the kidnappers, were arrested with fatal gunshot wounds.
One AK 47 rifle with erased breach number, one empty magazine, one pump action, and Army camouflage uniform were recovered from them.