ARREST OF NOTORIOUS ARMED ROBBERY SUSPECT AND RECOVERY OF ONE LOCALLY MADE PISTOL:
Police arrests 1 armed robber with gun, dangerous weapons in Faskari
On 25/07/2018, based on a tip off, the Command succeeded in arresting a notorious armed robbery suspect, one Abdulbasiru Lawal ‘m’ aged 30yrs of Manunnu village, Faskari LGA of Katsina state.
This is contained in a statement signed by the state’s police command Public Relations Officer, SP Gambo Isah and made available to www.katsinapost.com .
According to the statement, “On 21/07/2018 at about 17:00hrs, the suspect with one Hassan Tukur ‘m’ of the same address, (now at large) armed with gun and other dangerous weapons, blocked a feeder road from Masaka village to Pauwa village in Kakara LGA of Katsina state and robbed one Murtala Abdu , Yahaya Abdu and Sani Abdullahi all ‘m’ of Pauwa village, Kankara LGA of Katsina state of their money the sum of thirty-four thousand Naira (N34,000:00K), 3 GSM Handsets and a Boxer motorcycle valued (135,000:00K).”
However, in the course of investigation, suspect has confessed to the crime and is assisting the police in their investigation. Investigation is ongoing.