A Notorious Armed Killed And One Ak-47 Rifle Recovered By The Police In Katsina State.

News reaching Gisthub24.com Through the Police Public Relation Officer SP Gambo Isah for Commissioner of Police Kastina State had it that on Tuesday 9th March, 2021 at about 12:30hrs, Police patrol team attached to Safana Division while on routine patrol along Runka to Baure axis, exactly after Garin Tambari before reaching Illela Village had an encounter with bandits numbering about five, Armed with Ak-47 riffles.

The team engaged the hoodlums in a fierce gun duel as a result of which one of the bandits was neutralized and his Ak-47 riffle with 2 rounds of 7.62mm live ammunition were recovered. Investigation is ongoing.

Also a member another notorious syndicate of bamdits/armd robbers/kidnappers was smashed one fabricated revolver rifle recovered on 25th February,2021 based on a tip off.

The Command succeeded in arresting one Lawal Umar, ‘M’, alias “Bammi”, aged 35years of Tsaskiya Village Safana LGA, a notorious bandit and a member of kidnap for ransome syndicate.

In the course of investigation suspect confessed to have participated in several attacks on villages in Safana, Dutsinma and Charanchi LGA of Katsina State.

Suspect confessed to have participated in the kidnapping of village head of Radda, Charanchi LGA, in which they shot and killed the junior brother of the village head one ALH Aminu Umar ‘m’ aged 60years.

Further more, he confessed to have received the sum of one million naira as his own share of the ransome they collected from the relatives of the village head before his release. He confessed to be a member of the camp of one notorious bandit’s leader Tukur Mai Kusa who is on the Command wanted list.

A locally fabricated revolver Rifle and a motorcycle were also recovered during the course of investigation.

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