Katsina Police Recover Cows, 33 Sheeps from Bandits in Bakori
On 22/02/2022 at about 0730hrs, the Katsina state Command acted on credible intelligence that terrorists in their numbers, armed with sophisticated weapons, attacked Kurami village, Bakori LGA of the state and rustled unspecified number of animals. A combine team of Police, Military and vigilante at Sheme were alerted to block the terrorists at their exit route into the forest. The team succeeded and blocked the hoodlums at Kwakware village, Sheme area of Faskari LGA, engaged them into a fierce gun duel and succeeded in recovering one hundred and forty-nine (149) rustled cows and thirty-three (33) Sheep. Many bandits are feared to have escaped with gunshot wounds. Investigation is ongoing
BUSTING OF SYNDICATE OF SUSPECTED KIDNAPPERS/TERRORISTS AND ARREST OF THREE (3) SUSPECTED KIDNAPPERS/TERRORISTS: On 09/02/2022 at about 0200hrs, the command succeeded in busting the syndicate of kidnappers that are conspiring with terrorists to attack villages and kidnap victims for ransom. Nemesis caught up with the trio of one Shamsuddeen Dahiru, ‘M’, aged 35yrs of Tudun Wada Quarters, Funtua LGA (2) Bala Inuwa, alias “Kurkur”, ‘M’, aged 35yrs of Jabiri Quarters, Funtua LGA and (3) Jamilu Isah, ‘M’, aged 35yrs of Kofar Marusa Quarters, Katsina, notorious members of syndicate of kidnappers and terrorists. They specialized in giving information to terrorists in the forest and as well conveying them in a motor vehicle to villages for attacks and kidnappings. In the course of investigation, one of the suspect Shamsuddeen Dahiru confessed to be the owner and driver of a motor vehicle Gulf III, with registration number BKR 367 XA, that was used in kidnapping one Alhaji Sule “m”, aged 62yrs of Dankawuri village, Matazu LGA on 10/02/2022. The said vehicle was abandoned with the kidnapped victim after fierce gun duel with Policemen and one AK 47 rifle was recovered. He confessed to have participated with mentioned suspects as his accomplices. Investigation is ongoing.
ARREST OF A SUSPECTED INFORMER AND SUPPLIER OF CRIMINAL CHARMS TO TERRORIST BANDITS: On the 13/02/2022 at about 1700hrs, based on credible intelligence, the Command succeeded in arresting one Hajiya Fatima Alh. Bammi, ‘F’ aged 35 years of Daha forest, Danmusa LGA an abettor, informer and also a supplier of criminal charms to terrorist bandits terrorizing the state and its’ environs. In the course of investigation, some criminal charms were recovered from the suspects’ residence reasonably believed to be used for banditry activities where the suspect further confessed to be supplying same to one Sani Mohidinge, a notorious terrorist bandit’s leader who has been on the commands wanted list. Investigation is ongoing.
ARREST OF SUSPECTED MEMBERS OF YANSAKAI OUTLAWED GROUP THAT KILLED AN INNOCENT PERSON: On 04/02/2022 at about 1600hrs, the Command succeeded in arresting the duo of one (1) Haruna Sani ‘M’ AGED 37 YEARS OF Sabarawa village, Kusada LGA and (2) Bishir Ma’azu alias Kaura ‘m’ aged 20 years of Nasarawa village, Sukuntimi in Kankia LGA. Nemesis caught up with the suspects when on the same date and time they criminally conspired with (1) Halilu Abu alias Mai Wuta ‘m’ of Jikamshi village via Musawa LGA (2) Maharazu Dabo ‘m’ of Tasha Gamji village via Musawa LGA and one (3) Commander ‘m’ of Yanchibi village via Shanono village Kano state, all at large, all Yansakai outlawed members and abduct one Abdulrazak Harisu ‘m’ aged 27 years of Karau village, Shanono LGA of Kano state at Rimaye village, kankia LGA, Katsina state, on a market day to a nearby bush where they killed him and disposed his body in an abandoned well. In the course of investigation, suspects confessed to the commission of the offence. Investigation is ongoing.
ARREST OF A SUSPECTED MEMBER OF OUTLAWED YANSAKAI GROUP THAT KILLED ONE ALH. MAGAJI YUSUF AT MAKURDI VILLAGE, BAKORI: On the 13/02/2022 the Command succeeded in arresting one Muhammad Abdullahi ‘m’ of Gidan Baushe village via Makurdi in Bakori LGA, Katsina state. The fact of the case is, on the same date and time, members of the outlawed yansakai group attacked the residence of one Alhaji Magaji Yusuf ‘m’ aged 55 years of Makurdi village where they abduct him to a nearby village and killed him. During the course of investigation the suspect was arrested strongly suspected to be a member of the notorious outlawed yansakai group alongside one Murtala Iliyasu ‘m’ of Makurdi village now at large. Investigation is ongoing.
SP GAMBO ISAH, ANIPR,
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER (PPRO),
FOR:COMMISSIONER OF POLICE,
KATSINA STATE COMMAND
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