Police arrest 3 in connection with killing of couple in Katsina
The police in Katsina State, on Wednesday, announced the arrest of three members of a gang that allegedly robbed and killed a couple in the Mashi Local Government Area of the state.
The suspects are Abubakar Sada, 23; Kabiru Sani, 30; and Alhasan Ahmed, 29.
Sada is from the Taka-Lafiya Quarter in Mashi, while Sani and Ahmed are from Katsina town.
The spokesman for the Katsina State Police Command, SP Gambo Isah, who confirmed the development, said the three suspects, along with one Mansur Custom, who is currently at large, stormed the couple’s home in the Marina Quarter, Mashi, and allegedly killed them.
He gave the names of the couple as Abubakar Aliyu, 35, and Aishatu Surajo, 20.
The police spokesman said after the suspects had allegedly killed the couple, they stole N250,000, one laptop computer, one Pup-Two telephone and recharge cards of different networks from their home.
Isah said items recovered from the suspects included a sword and a pestle.