CZ: 5250/KTS/PPRO/VOL.5/30
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POLICE PRESS RELEASE NO.30/2021
KATSINA POLICE COMMAND FOILED KIDNAPPING AT KIRIJAM VILLAGE, MAHUTA WARD OF DANDUME LGA, RESCUED NINE (9) KIDNAPPED VICTIMS AS MANY BANDITS ESCAPED WITH GUNSHOTS WOUNDS

On 01/07/2021 at about 23:00hrs, bandits in their numbers, shooting sporadically with AK 47 rifles, attacked Kirijam village, Mahuta Ward of Dandume LGA and kidnapped nine (9) persons. On receipt of the report, DPO Dandume Division, led a team of Policemen and blocked their possible exit route at Kadawan Maikomo village, Sabuwa LGA. Fortunately, the bandits followed through the route and fell into police ambush. The team engaged the bandits into a fierce gun duel and successfully repelled them.

2. The doggedness, uncommon courage and tactical operational strategy adopted by the Police officers made the bandits to flee into the forest with varying degree of bullets wounds. In the course of profiling the scene, all the nine (9) abducted persons were rescued unhurt and some GSM phones and food items stolen from the village by the hoodlums were also recovered.

3. The Command urges members of the public to cooperate with security agencies working at the frontline areas by giving them credible information on bandits and their collaborators, especially those supplying them with arms and ammunition, informants and other essential commodities. The Command assures members of the public that the command remain resolute and committed in the ongoing fight against recalcitrant bandits until they are arrested and dealt with according to the extant laws of the land.

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

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