Katsina Police Nab Bandits’ Informants, Others
ARREST OF A NOTORIOUS BANDIT AND INFORMER TO BANDIT: On 07/09/2021 at about 1400hrs, the Command succeeded in arresting one Auwal Aliyu, alias “DANKALLI”, ‘M’, aged 32yrs of Kafi, Paiko LGA of Niger state, an indigene of Batsari LGA of Katsina state, a fugitive, a notorious bandit on the wanted list of the police and Batsari community for various crimes bordering on banditry. Nemesis caught up with the suspect when he was accosted in a motor park, at Kufi LGA trying to board a vehicle. In the course of investigation, six (6) SIM cards of various GSM network providers, a complete set of vigilante Uniform and ID card were recovered in his possession during police search. Investigation is ongoing.
ARREST OF INFORMANTS/MIDDLE MEN TO BANDITS AND RECOVERY OF EIGHTY (80) SUSPECTED RUSTLED COWS: On the 7/9/2021 at about 1700hrs, the Command succeeded in arresting (1) Rabi’u Usman ‘m’ aged 35yrs (2) Sa’idu Shu’aibu ‘m’ aged 38yrs (3) Awwalu Abdullah ‘m’ aged 40yrs all of Wanzamai village, Tsafe LGA of Zamfara state, flouting the containment order emplaced by the state Government by conveying eighty (80) suspected rustled animals comprising Sheep and Goats in a Canter, Lorry with REG. NO. ABS 647 XA driven by one Aliyu Abubakar, ‘m’, aged 32yrs of Kurmin Mashi, Kaduna State. In the course of investigation, suspects confessed to the commission of the offence and further stated that they were conveying the animals to Abuja. Investigation ongoing.
ARREST OF SEVENTEEN (17) SUSPECTED PERSONS WHO VIOLATED THE KATSINA STATE SECURITY CHALLENGES CONTAINMENT ORDER: In compliance with the state Government Security Challenges Containment Order, Police Patrol Team, attached to Kankara Division, arrested seventeen (17) suspects for violating the Katsina state Security Challenges Containment Order. Those arrested are: (1) Aminu Ibrahim, ‘m’, aged 30yrs of Sheme village Faskari LGA a driver conveying passengers in a Sharon Red in color through the banned Sheme – Kankara road. (2) Isiyaku Umar ‘m’ age 40 years of Kofar Fada Kankara LGA selling ticket at the suspended Yar Goje market (3) Suleiman Ali ‘m’ (4) Yusuf Mu’azu ‘m’ (5) Yakubu Muhammed ‘m’ (6) Imrana Abdullahi ‘m’ (7) Adamu Ibrahim ‘m’ (8) Fahad Isah ‘m’ (9) Muntari Yusuf ‘m’ (10) Umar Ibrahim ‘m’ (11) Abdullahi Lawal ‘m’ (12) Muntari Ibrahim ‘m’ (13) Awwalu Ibrahim ‘m’ (14) Rabi’u Kabiru ‘m’ (14) Tasi’u Isah ‘m’ (15) Masa’udu Tukur ‘m’ (16) Sirajo Isah ‘m’ (17) Muntari Ibrahim ‘m’. Suspect confessed to the commission of the offence and they will be charged to court for prosecution.
ARREST OF 2 SUSPECTED THIEVES AND VANDALIZERS OF TRANSFORMER: On the 6/9/2021 at about 0330hrs, the command succeeded in arresting the duo of (1) Umar Sabi’u ‘m’ aged 24yrs of Filin Canada Quarters, Katsina and (2) Ibrahim Sabi’u, ‘m’, aged 17yrs of Sabuwar Unguwa Quarters, Katsina. Nemesis caught up with the suspects, when they vandalized a transformer at Birji village, Kaita LGA and stole away some cable wires. One Muhammad Muttaka, ‘m’, now at large. In the course of investigation, suspects confessed to the commission of the offence. Investigation ongoing.
ARREST OF 2 SUSPECTED THIEVES AND VANDALIZERS OF TRANSFORMER: On the 30/8/2021 at about 2000hrs, one Shafi’u Hassan, ‘m’, a staff of Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) reported at Dandume Divisional Police Headquarters that while on routine patrol inspecting PHCN installations at Arawa village, Dandume, he noticed that electric cables connecting Arawa feeder transformer, measuring about 450 meters, valued six hundred and sixteen thousand naira (N616,000.00) were vandalized. In the course of investigation, the trio of one (1) Anas Badamasi ‘m’ age 20years (2) Sanusi Salisu ‘m’ age 22 years and (3) Yakubu Tukur ‘m’ aged 28 years all of Mahuta village were arrested in connection of the offence. In the course of investigation, the suspects confessed to the commission of the offence. Investigation ongoing.
ARREST OF 2 SUSPECTED INFORMERS AND SUPPLIERS OF FUEL TO BANDITS: On the 7/9/2021 at about 1100hrs, officers of the 17 Brigade Army Headquarters, Natsinta Barracks, while on patrol along Yan Tumaki to Danmusa road arrested the duo of (1) Isiya Abdullahi ‘m’ aged 40 years of Yan Tumaki village, Danmusa LGA, Katsina and (2) Usman Mamman, ‘m’, aged 30yrs of Dan Ali village, Danmusa LGA of Katsina state. Nemesis caught up with the suspects when they were accosted while conveying two (2) drums of diesel inside a motor vehicle, Golf III wagon, green in colour with registration number VA 417 KJA, suspected to be a supply to the bandits in the bush. Investigation ongoing.
SP GAMBO ISAH,ANIPR,
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, (PPRO)
FOR: COMMISSIONER OF POLICE,
KATSINA STATE COMMAND.
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Report By: PRNigeria.com