Katsina Police Command finally speaks on the Ladan Wapa Super market armed robbery
The Katsina police command spokesman, DSP Gambo Isah has stated that the state’s command already started trailing the suspected robbers that robbed the popular Katsina Super Market, Ladan Wapa along IBB way (Katsina to Kano Road), Katsina last week.
According to Gambo Isah: “We are already closing in on the robbers,” he told Northern City News on the phone on Thursday.
It could be recalled that the Katsina State Police Command on Tuesday night, lost a policeman, Corporal Ibrahim Sirajo, to a gang of three suspected armed robbers who invaded a popular supermarket in Katsina.
The policeman was at the supermarket to charge his mobile phone when the armed robbers stormed the shop located along theKatsina/Kano Road at about 9pm.
Sources said the policeman was a member of the patrol team keepingvigilance along the Katsina/Kano Road, adding that the robbers shot him at a close range, leading to his death on the spot.
The robbers, it was learnt, thereafter robbed the supermarket before taking off for another part ofthe town where sources said they were sighted attempting to change the number plate of their black Volkswagen Golf car.
Sources revealed that the Commissioner of Police in the state, Muhammadu Waziri, on hearing about the incident, immediately led other police chiefs to the scene.
Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, who were also drafted to the scene, were said to be on the trail of the armed robbers.