Police Recover Sophisticated Weapons, Decorate Officers in Katsina
You will recall that in my Press Briefing, No. CZ: 5250/KTS/PPRO/VOL.4/80 dated 29th December, 2020, in which personnel of the Nigeria Police Force, Nigerian Army and Nigerian Air Force engaged bandits, killed six and recovered one G3 rifle. Additionally, on 01/01/2020, the Command successfully carried out a mop up operation at the area and recovered two (2) AK 47 rifles, one (1) LAR rifle, two (2) locally made revolver rifles and ten (10) rounds of 7.62mm ammunition. Similarly, on 2/01/2021 based on a tip off, the Command succeeded in recovering one (1) AK 47 rifle with thirty-two rounds of 7.62mm ammunition at Pauwa Bushland, Kankara LGA of Katsina state. In the same vein, on 3/01/2021 at about 03:00hrs, armed robbers attacked the residence of a household at Mahuta village, Kafur LGA of Katsina state but the man courageously overpowered the hoodlums and snatched away one fabricated Pistol with two (2) rounds of ammunition from the robbers. Investigation is ongoing, please.
In another development, the Katsina Command wishes to inform the general public that the Police Service Commission, on the recommendation of the Inspector-Generla of Police, has graciously promoted five (5) Chief Superintendent of Police (CSPs) to the rank of Assistant Commissioners of Police (ACPs), ten (10) Superintendents to Chief Superintendents of Police (CSPs) and one thousand two hundred and eighty-one (1,281) rank and file from Katsina state Police Command.
The Commissioner of Police, Katsina state Command, CP Sanusi Buba, psc, congratulated the newly promoted officers and enjoins them to be loyal, disciplined and hard working in discharging their statutory responsibilities in order to reciprocate the good gesture. He also thanks the Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Abubakar Adamu, NPM,mni, for his concern over the welfare of the personnel.
SP GAMBO ISAH, ANIPR,
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER,
FOR: COMMISSIONER OF POLICE,
KATSINA STATE COMMAND