Katsina state Police Command has succeeded and smashed syndicates of motorcycle snatchers that specialized in attacking innocent motorcycle riders and snatching away their motorcycles.
The suspects named Kabiru Salisu (BASAU), 25yrs of Gobarau Quarters Katsina and Usman Ashiru aged 21yrs of Alkalawa qrts, Daura, Katsina were arrested in possession of two motorcycles one Hajoue Ash in colour with Engine No. 152FMHXIF21949, Chasis No. CC6XCHE39000149 and Honda Kasea red in colour with engine No. 09004949.
DSP Gambo Isah, the Command spokesman, told KATSINA POST that during the course of police investigation suspects confessed to have snatched the motorcycles from Maradi in Niger Republic with others presently at large.
He said Investigation is ongoing with a view to arrest the rest of the offenders and recovery of more stolen motorcycles.
In a related development, on 16th September, 2017 the command also succeeded and arrested one Mubarak Umar ‘m’ aged 24yrs of Kukar Gesa qrts, Katsina who conspired with one Abubakar and attacked an Okada Motorcyle rider named Kasimu Adamu ‘m’ of Rafukka qrts, Katsina, with iron hammer and snatched away his motorcycle Bajaj red in colour with registration No.QB 913 NGW.
The Suspects disguised himself as a passenger and took the rider to their hideout where the other suspect Abubakar hit him with iron hammer.