POLICE PRESS RELEASE NO.63/2020
Good afternoon, Gentlemen of the Press. It is my pleasure to welcome you to the Command Headquarters, Katsina , to keep you abreast with the recent achievements made by the Command in the fight against banditry, kidnapping, cattle rustling and other forms of crime and criminality.
DEATH OF NOTORIOUS BANDIT, ARMED ROBBER, KIDNAPPER, SUPPLIER OF ARMS AND AMMUNITION TO BANDITS AND RECOVERY OF SIX HUNDRED ROUNDS OF 7.62MM LIVE AMMUNITION: On 14/10/2020 at about 18:20hrs, based on credible intelligence, Area Commander, Dutsinma in collaboration with vigilante group, intercepted one Abubakar Haruna, ‘M’, aged 35yrs of Illela village, Safana LGA of Katsina state, a notorious bandit, armed robber, kidnapper, and supplier of arms and ammunition to bandits. Nemesis caught up with the hoodlum when he was accosted at Tsaskiya Junction, Safana LGA of Katsina state, riding on an unregistered Bajaj Motorcycle heading towards the forest. Suspect failed to stop when he was asked to and took to his heels. Hence he was shot on the leg. In the course of investigation, six hundred (600) rounds of 7.62mm live ammunition of AK 47 rifle was recovered concealed under the seat of his motorcycle. The hoodlum died on admission while receiving treatment. The suspect has been on the wanted list of the Police for crimes committed against the people of Katsina.
SP GAMBO ISAH
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER,
FOR: COMMISSIONER OF POLICE,
KATSINA STATE COMMAND