Police arrests 3 highway armed robbers while operating on Kankia – Kano road
The Katsina state police Command over the weekend announced the successful crackdown on a notorious highway armed robbery syndicate based on a tip-off.
The Command succeeded in busting a notorious armed robbery syndicate that has been disturbing Kankia – Kusada – Kano road and robbing innocent commuters of their belongings.
A press release which signed by the Public relations Officer to the state command Superintendent Isah Gambo said the robbers namely: Rabe Aliyu of Macinjin village, Kankia LGA, Tukur Alhaji Mati and Maharazu Abubakar both of Saifawa village, Kusada LGA, all from Katsina state, were arrested when they blocked the Kusada – Kano highway, armed with dangerous weapons and robbed the occupants of a motor vehicle Volkswagen Gulf, of their money, handsets and other belongings.
In the course of Investigation, victims have identified the suspected robbers to be the ones that robbed them.
The release further stated that two handsets and a bag belonging to the victims were recovered from the suspects during the police search and that other exhibits recovered from the suspects include the followings, the sum of N86, 700, Four GSM Handsets and one black Jincheng motorcycle with reg. No. QB 264 KSD