Residents put the number of those abducted at 40.
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The Commissioner of Police in the state, Sanusi Buba, revealed this on Wednesday at a press briefing conducted on his behalf by the Police Public Relations Officer, SP Gambo Isah.
It was learnt that last week Saturday at about 10:30pm, based on a tip off, the Command succeeded in arresting the duo of Sa’id Haruna, 21, and Usman Jibrin, 21, both of Sabon Titin Kwado, in possession of five bundles of $100 notes suspected to be counterfeit.
It was learnt that on February 22 at about 11am, a Police Patrol Team attached to the Anti-Kidnapping Unit, Katsina State Police Command, while on routine patrol arrested one Sa’idu Ahmed, 24, of G.R.A. Nasarawa LGA of Kano State, a notorious fraudster and impersonator in military camouflage.
It was learnt that on February 22 at about 3pm, the Command succeeded in arresting one Umar Abubakar, alias MAKWA, 27, of Tigga Ligyal village, Faskari LGA of Katsina State, a notorious member of the bandits and kidnap for ransom syndicate terrorising Faskari, Dandume and Sabuwa LGAs of Katsina State and Zaria of Kaduna State.
According to Isah, Ibrahim was arrested on February 24 at about 12:45pm based on a tip off.
It was gathered that on February 25 at about 1pm, a Police Patrol Team attached to Faskari Division, while on routine patrol along Funtua-Yankara Road, accosted the trio.
The spokesman of the Command, SP Gambo Isa, confirmed the development to the highly credible newspaper on Sunday night.
Security sources had confirmed to The Cable that over 300 students were unaccounted for after the attack.