Katsina Police Repel Bandits in Kurfi, Kill Five
On 02/06/2021 at about 17:30hrs, bandits numbering over one hundred and fifty (150), on motorbikes, armed with AK 47 riflles, attacked Wurma and Yarbudu villages, Kurfi LGA. A team of Police Mobile Force (PMF) personnel stationed at Wurma village, engaged the hoodlums into a fierce gun battle and repelled their attack. One was neutralized and many escaped with gunshots wounds. One operational motorcycle of the bandits was also recovered.
2. A team of Police men led by Area Commander, Dutsinma, blocked the escape route of the bandits at Yarbudu village and engaged them into a gun duel.
2. The doggedness, uncommon courage and tactical operational strategy adopted by the Police officers made the bandits to flee into the forest with varying degree of bullets wounds. In the course of profiling the scene, four (4) bandits were neutralized and five (5) of their motorcycles were recovered.
3. The Command urges members of the public to cooperate with security agencies working at the frontline areas by giving them credible information on bandits and their collaborators, especially those supplying them with arms and ammunition, informants and other essential commodities. The Command assures members of the public that the command remain resolute and committed in the ongoing fight against recalcitrant bandits until they are arrested and dealt with according to the extant laws of the land.
SP GAMBO ISAH,
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, (PPRO)
FOR: COMMISSIONER OF POLICE,
KATSINA STATE COMMAND.