The Katsina State Police Command has arrested a notorious syndicate of bandits, abductors and armed robbers who are terrorizing Malumfashi, Faskari, Dandume, Bakori, Kankara and Sabuwa LGAs and neighboring Kano and Zamfara states.
The police commissioner, CP Sanusi Buba, who made the unveiling while informing newsmen at the command headquarters on Monday, February 24, said the suspects were being addressed on their way to an operation at a location in Gwarzo LGA of the state of Kano.
“On 23/02/2020 at approximately 10 p.m., based on the intelligence report, the command succeeded in arresting a notorious syndicate of bandits, kidnappers and armed robbers who were Malumfashi, Faskari, Dandume, Bakori, Kankara and Sabuwa LGAs of terrorizing the state of Katsina and neighboring states of Kano and Zamfara. Nemesis caught up with members of the syndicate when they were approached along the Mararabar – Kankara road on their way to kidnapping and armed robbery at a location in Gwarzo LGA of the state of Kano, “said the CP.
The following suspects have been arrested:
Hassan Fulani Audu, m, 30 years old in the village of Kadawa, Dandume LGA, Katsina
Ahmadu Lawal, m, 19 years old in Maska village, Funtua LGA of the state of Katsina
Iliyasu Alh Adamu alia Yello, m, 28 years old from Bakin Dutse, Jibiri, Funtua LGA from the state of Katsina, Nura Abdullahi, m, 22 years old from Yar-Tafki, village Funtua LGA from the state of Katsina
Ahmed Abdullahi, m, 25 years old in Yar-Tafki village, Funtua LGA of the state of Katsina
“In the course of the investigation, three (3) AK 47 rifles with four (4) magazines loaded with ninety-four pieces of 7.62 mm ammunition were recovered. In addition, suspects confessed to have two more AK 47 rifles in the Mararabar Maigora forest As a result, O / C SARS Katsina led a team of detectives to retrieve the weapons, but unknowingly the bandits had set a trap and ambushed them, the team was under heavy gunfire and had a channel duel with the crooks. the moment the team reacted and refused the attack, all suspects were killed during the attack and hereby paraded for you to see this, this serves as a warning to all non-repentant bandits who are here in Katsina, we have no tolerance for crime, and we are willing to be decisive when dealing with every criminal who tries to test our will, all the laws that citizens follow to do their legal duties without fear of molestation. the Federal Republic of Nigeria. God save the good people from Katsina state, “he added.