POLICE PRESS RELEASE NO.15/2022
KATSINA POLICE COMMAND DIARY KATSINA STATE POLICE
ARREST OF INFORMERS AND SUPPLIERS OF VEHICLES TO BANDITS: On 23/3/2022 at about 0630hrs, the command succeeded in arresting one Ibrahim Abdulrasheed ‘m’ of unguwar mai darasu, Dan musa LGA, a notorious informer and abettor to terrorist. The fact of the case is, the suspect received the sum of two million five hundred thousand (2,500,000.00) naira from one Kamilu Buzaru ‘m’, a wanted notorious terrorist who has been terrorizing Safana, Dan musa and Dutsinma area of the state and bought a brand new Toyota hilux meant for the terrorism activities through one Abu Kasim ‘m’, who in turn employ the services of his neighbor one Kamilu alias Ahuwa all of Mara Zamfarawa via Danmusa LGA, who purchased and delivered the vehicle which was handed over to the terrorist at Unguwar Maudarasu village. In the course of investigation, the suspects confessed to the commission of the offence. Investigation is ongoing.
ARREST OF THREE (3) SUSPECTED INFORMERS TO BANDITS: On 22/03/2022 at about 1700hrs, based on a tip off the command succeeded in arresting the trio of one (1) Nasiru Sadi ‘m’ aged 20 years (2) Bala Alhassan ‘m’ aged 22 years and one (3) Aminu Abdulra’uf ‘m’ aged 20 years all of Kabalawa village, Sabuwa local government area. Nemesis caught up with the suspects when on the same day the suspects conspired among themselves and invited armed bandits hibernating in the forest to kidnap the duo of one (1) Alhaji Ali and (2) Malam Rabi’u ‘m’ all of Kabalawa village. In the course of investigation, the suspects were arrested and they confessed to the commission of the offence. Investigation is ongoing.
ARREST OF SUSPECTED SERIAL FRAUDSTER: On the 30/3/2022 at about 1400hrs, based on a tip off, the command succeeded in arresting one Hussaini Suleiman alias Khalifa ‘m’ aged 19 years old of Zoo road Kano, Kano state, a notorious serial fraudster that specialized in swapping ATM cards of unsuspecting members of the public at ATM points. Nemesis caught up with the suspect when he deceitfully swapped the ATM card of one Abdullahi Musa ‘m’ of kofar doka zaria in Kaduna state with a view to steal the victims’ money from his bank account. In the course of investigation, a honda accord (Hennessey) motor vehicle ash in color and thirty (30) ATM cards where recovered from the suspect. He further mentioned one (1) Abba ‘m’ of kabala quarters and (2) Umar alias Itaka ‘m’ of zaria city, all of Kaduna state, now at large as his accomplice. Effort is on to arrest the fleeing suspects. Investigation is ongoing.
ARREST OF A NOTORIOUS SYNDICATE OF THIEVES: On the 31/3/2022 at about 0430hrs, the command succeeded in arresting the trio of one (1) Jamilu Muhammed ‘m’ aged 40 years of unguwar dahiru via funtua LGA (2) Muttaka Sabi’u ‘m’ aged 22 years and (3) Rabi’u Dahiru ‘m’ aged 30 years all of the same address. Nemesis caught up with the syndicate when they were intercepted by a team of Policemen on routine patrol along Dana steel rolling company road in a Golf III wagon motor vehicle loaded with iron rods suspected to be stolen. During the course of investigation, it was revealed that the iron rods are property of Triacta construction company and the suspects confessed to have bought the said iron rods from one (1) John Micheal ‘m’ aged 32 years a store keeper (2) Hassan Ali ‘m’ aged 29 years, a foreman (3) Elpha Sunday ‘m’ aged 27 years, a helper (4) Abdulkadir Aliu ‘m’ aged 26years, a security guard (5) Buhari Bala ‘m’ aged 27 years, a security guards (6) Hamisu Usman ‘m’ aged 42 years, a security guard, all attached to the company. The suspect confessed to have bought the iron rod severally from the above mentioned staffs. Investigation is ongoing.