July 25, 2021

KATSINA POLICE COMMAND REPEL BANDITS’ ATTACK, RESCUE A KIDNAPPED VICTIM, RECOVERED ONE AK 47 RIFLE AND THIRTY-SIX (36) RUSTLED COWS

 

CZ: 5250/KTS/PPRO/VOL.5/34
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POLICE PRESS BRIEFING NO.34/2021

On 17/07/2021 at about 23:21hrs, bandits riding on motorcycles, armed with AK 47 riflle, blocked a feeder road at Layin Minister, Malumfashi LGA and kidnapped one Usaini Zuma, ‘M’, aged 45yrs of Tafkin Jege village, Kafur LGA of Katsina state. A team of policemen led by DPO Kankara intercepted them at Unguwar Nakome, Yargoje village, Kankara, engaged them into gun duel and rescued the victim. In the course of profiling the scene, one (1) AK 47 riflle was recovered.

 

2. In another development, on the same date at about 17:00hrs, the same DPO Kankara, led a team of Policemen to Majifa village, Kankara, engaged the bandits in a s tohoot out and recovered thirty-six (36) rustled cows. Many bandits are feared to have escaped with gun shot wounds. Search party are still combing the area with a view to arresting the fleeing bandits

 

 

3. The Command urges members of the public to cooperate with security agencies by giving them credible information.

SP GAMBO ISAH,
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, (PPRO)
FOR: COMMISSIONER OF POLICE,
KATSINA STATE COMMAND.

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