Police Eliminate Katsina Notorious Armed Bandits
PRESS BRIEFING BY THE COMMISSIONER OF POLICE, KATSINA STATE COMMAND, CP SANUSI BUBA,psc, HELD ON WEDNESDAY 03/02/2021 AT THE COMMAND HEADQUARTERS, KATSINA
This is to keep Nigerians abreast of recent achievements made by the Katsina Police Command in the fight against armed robbery, kidnapping, banditry and other forms of crimes and criminality in the state. The Command has been recording tremendous successes in the ongoing onslaught against banditry in the state. The recent recovery of cache of arms and ammunition attests to this. The detail is as follows:
DEATH OF THREE (3) NOTORIOUS BANDITS AND RECOVERY OF TWO (2) AK 47 RIFLES WITH FIFTEEN (15) ROUNDS OF 7.62MM LIVE AMMUNITION On 02/02/2021 at about 21:21hrs, the Area Commander, Dutsinma and team responded to a distress call, that bandits numbering over fifty (50), on motorbikes, shooting sporadically with AK47 rifles attacked Unguwar Bera and Tashar Mangoro villages of Dutsinma LGA of Katsina state. The team laid ambush against the hoodlums at a spot between Mara and Tashar Gajere villages of Danmusa LGA. Fortunately, the bandits were entrapped and the team had an upper hand, neutralized three (3) bandits and recovered two (2) AK 47 rifles with fifteen (15) rounds of 7.62mm live ammunition. Search parties are still combing the environs with a view of arresting injured bandits and/or recovering dead bodies and their operational weapons.
CP SANUSI BUBA, psc
COMMISSIONER OF POLICE,
KATSINA STATE COMMAND