12th March, 2021
POLICE PRESS RELEASE NO.11/2021 FC
KATSINA STATE POLICE COMMAND DIARY
BUSTING/ARREST OF A NOTORIOUS SYNDICATE OF FRAUDSTERS AND BEING IN POSSESSION OF COUNTERFEIT CURRENCY:- On 6/03/2021 at about 2230hrs, base on a tip off, the command succeeded in arresting the duo of SA’ID HARUNA ‘m’ 21years and USMAN JIBRIN ‘M’ 21years both of SABON TITIN KWADO in possession of five (5) bundles of $100 American dollar notes suspected to be counterfeit. In the course of investigation, the suspects confessed to the commission of the offense and stated that they got the fake dollar currency in Kano state which led to the arrest of the following suspects (1) IDRIS ABUBAKAR ‘m’ 48years (2) YUNUSA MUHAMMED ‘m’ 44years (3) SABI’U ABDULLAHI ‘m’ (4) MUHAMMED ABDULLAHI ‘m’ 35years all of Kano State.
Furthermore, the following exhibits were recovered in their possession during Police search.
21 bundles, 20 pieces of 1000 Naira denomination
14 bundles of 500 Naira denomination
21 bundles of 100 US Dollars denomination
135 pieces of 10,000 Francs CFA denomination
239 pieces of 5,000 Francs CFA denomination
344 pieces of 2,000 Francs CFA denomination
Investigation is ongoing.
ARREST OF A NOTORIOUS SHOP BREAKER AND THIEF AND RECOVERY OF STOLEN ITEMS:- On the 11/3/2021 at about 0300hrs base on a tip off the command the command succeeded in arresting one SANI KABIR alias ‘m’ of TASHAR FULANI VILLAGE a notorious criminal that specializes in shop breaking and theft . He was arrested at MALUMFASHI town alongside one ABDULLAHI KABIR ‘m’ with a GOLF III Station wagon with registration number FTA 281 XB loaded with the following stolen items:-
15 bags of maize
16 brand new bundles of shadda
32 women wrappers (ATAMFA)
4. 13 brand new motorcycle tyres
In the course of investigation the suspect confessed
to have stolen this items from GIWA LGA of Kaduna state and YALO VILLAGE of KAUGAMA LGA of JIGAWA state respectively. Other exhibits recovered includes:- (1) Criminal charm (2) Iron (3) Police Tag (4) Civil defense woven cap. Investigation is ongoing.
ARREST OF A NOTORIOUS MEMBER OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING SYNDICATE AND RESCUE OF VICTIMS:- On 2/03/2021 at about 2300hrs, based on credible information, the Command succeeded in arresting one ALH. KABIR UBALE ‘m’ aged 40yrs of BABBAN MUTUM VILLAGE Baure L.G.A of Katsina state suspected to be a human trafficking agent. In the course of and rescuing of following victims.
SAFIYA ADELEKO ‘F’, 21yrs, of Itsesi, Isale Ake, Ogun state
VEVIAN ILLOYO, ‘F’, aged 30yrs of Ugbighoko, Benin, Edo state
OGUMMA ALIAM, ‘F’, aged 19yrs of Ungnadolo, Benin, Edo state
GLORY JACOB, ‘F’, aged 35yrs of Atoyi Street, Edo state
JOY ANTHONY, ‘F’, aged 21yrs of Sepele LGA, Delta state
AMINAT DA’UD ‘F’, aged 25yrs of Badagry, Lagos State
HALIMAT ADENEYE, ‘F’, aged 26yrs of Abeakuta, Ogun state
AISHA OLUDEU ‘F’, aged 21yrs of Tafenwa, Abeakuta, Ogun state
LUCKY I. GIMA ‘M’, aged 37yrs of Agbor, Delta state
GODNESS UMBA ‘M’, aged 34yrs of Abia state
IKEL ISAAC, M, aged 24yrs of Uli LGA of Anambra state
In the course of investigation, suspect confessed to be a member of human trafficking syndicate and he kept the victims in his house for trafficking to Libya and onward transportation to Europe. Victims will be handed over to NAPTIP office in Kano. Investigation is ongoing.
BUSTING OF NOTORIOUS CULT MEMBERS AT FEDERAL UNIVERSITY DUTSIN MA:- On the 4/03/2021 at about 0600hrs, the command busted members of 2 notorious cult groups terrorizing Federal university Dutsin ma. The 2 cult groups known as BLACK AXE and AYE CULT engaged themselves in an open confrontation leading to fight over girlfriend. The school had already conducted investigation and expelled the following students:-
AGBA GABRIEL, m, aged 23yrs, FUDMA student, Sociology, from Benue state – Black Axe confroternity
MUSA HALIDU, m, aged 25yrs, FUDMA student, Sociology, Nasarawa state – Vikings confroternity
SANI ABDULWAHID, m, aged 22yrs, Non student, from Kwara state – Eiye confraternity
ENOJO PETER, m, aged 31yrs, FUDMA student, P.G. program, from Makurdi, Benue state – Black Axe
ABDULLAHI ADO ISAH, aged 31 yrs non student, from Kadangaru Quarters, Dutsinma – Black Axe
Investigation is ongoing.
RAPE:- On the 5/03/2021, at about 1800hours, one ADAMU SANI ‘m’ of YAMMAWA QUARTERS reported at the Central Police Station Katsina against one USMAN ABDUL ‘m’ aged 24yrs of SABUWAR UNGUWA QUARTERS Katsina that on several occasion the suspect (USMAN ABDUL) lured his daughter aged 15yrs who is living with the suspect mother to different locations within Katsina metropolis where he use to have sexual intercourse with the victim as a result of which she conceive 3 months pregnant. Investigation ongoing.
RAPE:-On the 3/03/2021 at about 1400hours one ASMA’U GARBA reported against one AMINU ABUBAKAR ‘m’ of KOFAR SAURI QUARTERS that he lured her daughter one HAJARA and have unlawful canal knowledge of the victim. Investigation ongoing.
RAPE:-On the 8/03/2021 at about 2100hours one MAMMAN MUSA reported at DANJA POLICE STATION against one DANLADI HABIBU ‘m’ aged 70years of HAYIN ASIBITI QUARTERS that on the same date at about 1600hrs the suspect lured his daughter aged 11years into an uncompleted building and have unlawful canal knowledge of the victim. Investigation ongoing.
RAPE:-On the 7/03/2021 at about 1400hours one ABDULLAHI IDRIS of KAFI VILLAGE KANKARA reported at KANKARA POLICE STATION against one ABUBAKAR SHEHU ‘m’ aged 28years of BAKIN DAM QUARTERS MALUMFASHI that on the same date at about 1600hrs the suspect lured his daughter aged 13years old of the same address into SCIENCE SECONDARY SCHOOL and have unlawful canal knowledge of the victim. Investigation ongoing.
RAPE:-On the 8/03/2021 at about 1700hours one HABIBU ABDULLAHI of BAKORI LGA reported at BAKORI POLICE STATION against one ADAMU USAINI ‘m’ aged 19years of the same address that the suspect lured his daughter aged 3years old of the same address into a room and have unlawful canal knowledge of the victim. Investigation ongoing.
ARREST OF SOCIAL MISCRANT OTHERWISE KNOWN AS KAURAYE AND RECOVERY OF DANGEROUS DRUGS AND OTHER NOXIOUS SUBSTANCES:- On the 5th and 6th of March, 2021, the command succeeded in arresting the duo of one MOHAMMADU HARUNA alias “DANJINO” ‘m’ aged 22years of BAKIN KASUWA QUARTERS Katsina and one SANI HAMISU alias “SANI KURU” ‘m’ aged 20years of GAMBARAWA QUARTERS Katsina in possession of 78 bottles of spirit and 13 rolls of rubber solutions. The duo are notorious dealers in noxious substances. Investigation ongoing.