The Katsina State Police Command has succeeded in rearresting the elsewhile suspended traditional title holder of Magatakarda of Katsina emir, Bishir Bala from Kofar Bai quarters, Katsina who was alleged to have raped a 16 year old girl earlier in March, this year.
Below is the official press release by the police on the matter as signed by the police public relations officer, Gambo Isa:
Katsina State Police Command wishes to inform the general public that, it has succeed in re-arresting Bishir Bala aged 45yrs ‘m’ of Kofar Bai quarters, Katsina. On 8/12/2017 the suspended Magatakardan Katsina who was alleged to have raped a 16yrs old girl, daughter of one Tijjani Ya’u ‘m’ of Kofar Bai quarters Katsina, on 10/03/2017 and later jumped police bail. Suspect was alleged to have lured the innocent girl under the pretext of giving of a her message to deliver to her father upon which he forcefully dragged her into his room and had unlawful carnal knowledge of her. The sum of two thousand naira (N2,000:00K) he gave the victim was recovered by the police as exhibit in addition to other proofs of evidence.