Katsina Police Arrests Robbery Syndicate 

Hyacinth Chinweuba

The Katsina Police Command has arrested one Aminu Hassan, m, aged 30yrs of Alanka Bakiyawa village, Batagarawa LGA of Katsina state, a notorious member of armed robbery syndicate terrorizing Katsina, Batagarawa and Batsari LGAs of Katsina state.

The syndicate armed with dangerous weapons, attacked the residence of one Abdulganiyu Halilu, m, aged 38yrs of Jiba village, Batsari LGA of Katsina state and robbed him of his motorcycle, Bajaj red in colour, engine No.44671, Chasis No.91173 valued Eighty thousand Naira (N80,000:00), Two (2) Techno and One (1) M-Horse Cell phones.

Police said the suspect has confessed to the crime and other similar armed robbery incidents in Katsina.

All the stolen items were recovered by the police during search while investigation is ongoing.

Similarly, the Command succeeded in smashing another gang of notorious armed robbery suspects at Danmusa LGA of Katsina state.

Members of the syndicate armed with dangerous weapons, blocked Likimo – Danmusa feeder road and robbed one Zaharadeen Alhaji Inuwa, m, aged 30yrs of Likimo village, Danmusa LGA of Katsina state of his motorcycle Boxer, red in colour, unregistered, valued one hundred and sixty thousand naira (N160,000:00K).

One Rabi’u Sani, alias “Sawuta”, m, aged 31yrs of Sabuwar Abuja Quarters, Danmusa was arrested and confessed to have committed the crime along with one Sanusi Lawal, alias “Master’, m, aged 28yrs of Unguwar Salele, Danmusa.

Investigation is ongoing police said.

Also, Police Patrol team attached Batagarawa Division, accosted one Aminu Abdulrahman, m, aged 27yrs of Yammawa Quarters, Katsina and recovered one motorcycle Hauhue, black in colour in his possession.

On interrogation suspect confessed to have stolen it in the house of one Usman Umar of Batagarawa township and mentioned one Shamsu Umar, m, of Madacin Yan Nono, 2. Salsiu, m, of Dabaibayawa village and 3. Umar, m, of Kerau Quarters, Katsina as his accomplices (now at large).  Investigation is ongoing.

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