Police give detailed account of bandits attack on Zango village, Kankara LGA, Katsina State
Police confirm attack by bandits in Zango village, Kankara LGA, give account of what happened
Police give account of banditry attack on Zango village, Kankara LGA, Katsina State
The police PPRO, Katsina State command, SP Gambo Isah has given an account as to what really happened in Zango village, Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State on the 21st of July, 2019 when bandits attacked the area.
According to a statement he issued, SP Gambo Isah said: “On 21/07/19 at about 20:15hrs, distress call was received that, Zango village was under attack by about 200 bandits, all dressed in Army camouflage, on motor cycles who stormed the village shooting sporadically.
“Joint patrol team, comprising Operations Puff Adder and Sharan Daji, were mobilized to the scene.
“But due to the distance, terrain and road condition before the team could arrive the bandits had operated and escaped into Rugu forest. The Bandits killed ten (10) and injured five (5)persons.
“They also rustled unspecified number of domestic animals. The bandits also set ablaze the house of the village head and two motor vehicles.
“Team also search the bush surrounding the village and one Abdullahi Bawa ‘m’ aged 22yrs, a Fulani native and a suspected bandit was arrested. The whereabouts of three women from the village is yet unknown.
“The Commissioner of Police, Katsina state command called for calm and assures the general public that the police and indeed other security agencies are on top of the situation.