Today being 17/02/2020 at about 02:00hrs, DPO Danmusa Division and team responded to a distress call, that bandits numbering seven (7), shooting sporadically with AK 47 rifles, attacked the house of one Alhaji Sani Bello, m, of Danmusa Town, Danmusa LGA of Katsina state. The team engaged the bandits in a gun duel, neutralized one (1) bandit and recovered one AK 47 rifle with seventeen (17) rounds of 7.62mm live ammunition. It’s believed that others might have escaped with gun shots wound. Search parties are still combing the area with a view of arresting the injured bandits and/or recovery of their dead bodies. Investigation is ongoing.
RECOVERY OF ONE (1) AK 49 RIFLE, THREE (3) MAGAZINES, AND FIVE (5) ROUNDS OF 7.62MM AMMUNITION: Today 17/02/2021 at about 14:45hrs, DPO Kankara Division and team while on routine patrol along Zango – Pauwa villages, engaged suspected bandits into a gun duel and recovered one (1) AK 49 rifle, two Magazines and five (5) rounds of 7.62mm live ammunition. Search parties are still combing the area with a view to recover more arms and ammunition or injured/dead bodies of the bandits.
CP SANUSI BUBA, psc
KATSINA STATE COMMAND