Katsina Police kill notorious bandit, rescue nursing mother after gun battle
The police command in Katsina State has succeeded in a rescue operation of a nursing mother and her seven-month old baby after a serious gun duel at Gwarjo Forest, Matazu LGA.
The police also killed the victim’s kidnapper, one Yunusa Boka terrorizing Danmusa and Kankara LGAs of the state during the encounter.
This is contained in a statement by the police command’s public relations officer, SP Gambo Isah on behalf of the state Command.
The statement reads in part: “On 21/01/2020 at about 18:00hrs based on intelligence report, a joint operation of Police, military and repentant bandits, raided kidnappers Dane at Gwarjo Forest, Matazu LGA of Katsina state.
“After a fierce gun duel with the bandits, the operation succeeded in rescuing one Fidausi Yusuf, f, aged 30yrs of Burunkunza village, Kankara LGA of Katsina state and her seven (7) months old baby Amin Yusuf from her captors.
“The operation also succeeded in gunning down a notorious member of the bandits, one Yunusa Boka terrorizing Danmusa and Kankara LGAs of the state. Victims were taken to Danmusa Hospital for treatment and has also been reunited with their families.
“The Command enjoins the good people Katsina state to always partner with security agencies by giving credible information on suspected criminals and their hideouts.”