Suspected thieves burgled 25 shops, stole millions of Naira in Katsina central market
The Katsina central market was on Monday night reportedly invaded by suspected burglars and broke into 25 shops and made away with millions of Naira belonging to traders, Vanguard reports.
This was confirmed by the Chairman of the Katsina Central Market Traders Association, Alhaji Abbas Labaran Albaba during a chat with our source.
Alhaji Abbas while alleging negligence of duty on the part of the security company handling the protection of the market, talso said that the victims are currently undertaking stock of what they lost.
“The security company will compensate our members because it was part of our agreement had with them.
“If they fail to compensate our members we shall surely drag them to court for breach of contract,” he said.
Alhaji Abubakar Yusuf, the Special Adviser to Governor Masari on Market Development, who also confirmed the incident, yesterday, said: “We have reported the matter to the police for investigation and action”.
“We have over 30 security men attached to the market and we are surprised that this theft happened,” he said.