15 Suspected Criminals Arrested In Katsina, 325 Animals Recovered

Hyacinth Chinweuba

The Police in Katsina has disclosed the arrest of fifteen suspected bandits and recovery of 325 animals.

According to Police report, On 13/11/2020 at about 08:00hrs, based on credible intelligence, Area Commander, Dutsinma led a combine teams of policemen and vigilante to Tsaunin Bala village, Danmusa LGA of Katsina state, based on the report that bandits numbering ten, armed with AK 47 rifles have escorted some suspected, rustled domestic animals to the village and returned back to the forest.

Spokesman of the Command, SP Gambo Isah stated that the team succeeded in arresting eleven (11) suspected bandits led by one Alhaji Adamu pupularly known as “SHANTAL”, a notorious, wanted gang leader of bandits and recovered one hundred and eighty five cows (185) and fifty-four (54) sheep. Investigation is ongoing.

In the same vein, the Command also arrested three (3) suspected bandits and recovers another forty three (43) cows and two hundred and thirteen (213) sheep.

“On 13/11/2020 at about 14:40hrs, DPO Batsari led Operations “Puff Adder”, ” Sharan Daji” and Vigilante group on patrol along Dankar – Dangayya villages, Batsari LGA of Katsina state and intercepted three suspected bandits with forty-three (43) cows and two hundred and thirteen (213) sheep suspected to be rustled ones.

In the course of investigation, suspects confessed that the animals belong to one Dahiru Musa a notorious bandit, who was later arrested and could not give satisfactory account as to the ownership of the animals.” he said.

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