Police arrest 6 fleeing bandits, arrest 335 animals after intense gun battle in Katsina
Police arrest 6 fleeing bandits, arrest 335 animals after intense gun battle
On 27/05/2020 at about 22:00hrs, based on intelligence report that a notorious syndicate of bandits have escaped from the Rugu forest to avoid the present Military/Police onslaught.
Consequently, Area Commander, Dutsinma, led Operation Puff Adder and other police patrol teams and raided their hideout, near Fasada village, Dutsinma LGA of Katsina state.
The team succeeded and arrested six (6) notorious bandits/kidnappers, recovered one hundred and thirty cows (130), and two hundred and twenty five (225) sheep. Those arrested are:
A. Lawali Hali, m, aged 19yrs of Shamushalle Zamfara state
B. Abdullahi Alh. Juli, m, aged 13yrs of Shamushalle Zamfara state
C. Rabe Bello, m, aged 12yrs of Nahuta village, Batsari LGA
D. Auwalu Halilu, aged 16yrs of Nahuta village of Batsari LGA
E. Lawal Hassan, aged 23yrs of Katakam, wurma, kurfi LGA of Katsina state
F. Ibrahim Sani, alias Nabuhari, aged 30yrs of Gamji, Zakka district of Safana LGA of Katsina state.
Investigation is ongoing.
2. DEATH OF TWO KIDNAPPERS, RESCUE OF THREE KIDNAPPED VICTIMS AND RECOVERY OF ONE AK 47 RIFLE:
On 27/05/2020 at about 11:00hrs, a combine operation of police and repentant bandits led by Sani Muheddinge killed two notorious kidnappers, rescued three victims and recovered one AK 47 rifle. Investigation is ongoing.
SP Gambo Isah
Police Public Relations Officer,
FOR: Commissioner of Police,
Katsina State Command